Polycystic ovary syndrome

Overview

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder. It usually causes enlarged ovaries with many small cysts.

Symptoms

Symptoms include menstrual irregularity, excess hair growth, acne, and obesity.

Treatments

Early diagnosis and treatment reduces the risk of complications such as diabetes and heart disease. Medications or surgery can help manage symptoms.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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