clinical features

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The clinical features of polycystic ovarian syndrome include:

  • menstrual disturbance:
    • oligomenorrhoea
    • amenorrhoea
    • dysfunctional uterine bleeding

  • anovulatory infertility
  • hirsutism
  • acne
  • male-pattern hair loss
  • acanthosis nigricans may occur - a cutaneous marker of hyperinsulinaemia (1)
  • central obesity

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Last reviewed 07/2021

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