- •Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects 6% to 18% of women of reproductive age.
- •PCOS is a serious genetic, hormonal, metabolic, and reproductive disturbance responsible for infertility, hyperandrogenism, and insulin resistance during reproductive years.
- •Many health care providers often fail to diagnose PCOS and, instead, simply treat individual complaints.
- •Timely diagnosis and management of PCOS can decrease the incidence of associated complications.
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