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How common are polycystic ovaries and the polycystic ovarian syndrome in women with Cushing's syndrome?

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OBJECTIVE: Women with Cushing's syndrome (CS) may present with menstrual irregularity and symptoms/signs of hyperandrogenism, a phenotype similar to that of the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS); however, currently there are no data on the prevalence of either polycystic ovaries (PCO) and/or PCOS in patients with CS. The aim of this study was to investigate their presence among women of reproductive age presenting with CS by analysing clinical, endocrinological and ultrasonographic features....

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Kaltsas, GA More by this author
Korbonits, M More by this author
Isidori, AM More by this author
Trainer, PJ More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
53
Issue:
4
Pages:
493-500
Publication date:
2000-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:2d4b550a-b1e7-4008-91ed-eb60de48ec98
Source identifiers:
138384
Local pid:
pubs:138384

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