Metabolic Syndrome in Adolescents with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Prevalence on the Basis of Different Diagnostic Criteria

Akgul S., Bonny A. E.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY, vol.32, no.4, pp.383-387, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Study Objective: Existing literature on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MBS) in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is inconsistent, likely because of the application of differing diagnostic criteria. The objective was to assess the prevalence of MBS in adolescents with PCOS depending on the PCOS diagnostic criteria used.