Polycystic ovary syndrome (care of the patient with polycystic ovary syndrome - PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS produce higher than normal amounts of male hormones. This hormonal imbalance causes their bodies to skip menstrual periods. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to release [...]

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