Impact of obesity on the risk for polycystic ovary syndrome


Yildiz B. O. , Knochenhauer E. S. , Azziz R.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.93, no.1, pp.162-168, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 93 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1210/jc.2007-1834
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.162-168

Abstract

Context: Although it is we I I established that adiposity increases the severity of the clinical features of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the data regarding the prevalence of PCOS in obese women and the change in body weight women presented with PCOS over time are scarce.