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|Title:||The psychosocial experience of women with PCOS: A case control study||Authors:||Esler, Danielle M ;Travers, Cheryl ;Dixon, Andrew J ;Lewis, Peter R ;Guttikonda, Kamala||Affliation:||Northern Sydney Central Coast Health||Issue Date:||Nov-2007||Source:||Volume 36, Issue 11, pp.965-967||Journal title:||Australian Family Physician||Abstract:||Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder affecting 5-10% of women. It is characterised by androgenisation and anovulation, with sufferers being at increased risk of metabolic problems such as noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus and dyslipidaemia. An increased risk of cardiovascular disease is speculated. Clinically, sufferers may experience acne, obesity, hirsutism and/or male pattern baldness.||Description:||Open Access: http://www.racgp.org.au/afp/200711/20626||URI:||https://elibrary.cclhd.health.nsw.gov.au/cclhdjspui/handle/1/825||Pubmed:||http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18043788||Publicaton type:||Journal Article||Keywords:||Gynaecology
|Study or Trial:||Case Control Studies|
|Appears in Collections:||Health Service Research|
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