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Prevalence of polycystic ovaries in women with self-reported symptoms of oligomenorrhoea and/or hirsutism: Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study.

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BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of polycystic ovaries (PCO) among women with self-reported oligomenorrhoea and/or hirsutism and to see whether women with symptoms and PCO have less favourable levels of biochemical markers than controls or women with symptoms and normal ovaries. METHODS: The ultrasonographic ovarian morphology and the hormonal and metabolic profile of female cases with self-reported symptoms typical of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) (n = 1...

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10.1093/humrep/deh214

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Taponen, S More by this author
Ahonkallio, S More by this author
Martikainen, H More by this author
Koivunen, R More by this author
Ruokonen, A More by this author
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Journal:
Human reproduction (Oxford, England)
Volume:
19
Issue:
5
Pages:
1083-1088
Publication date:
2004-05-05
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EISSN:
1460-2350
ISSN:
0268-1161
URN:
uuid:aaf8e918-bdf5-4946-973a-50c6bf32c2e3
Source identifiers:
1463
Local pid:
pubs:1463

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