polycystic ovary syndrome

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polycystic ovary syndrome

a hormonal disorder in which the Graafian follicles in the ovary fail to develop completely so that they are unable to ovulate, remaining as multiple cysts that distend the ovary. The result is infertility, obesity, and hirsutism
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That's only going to capture about 3% of your patients with cutaneous hyperandrogenism, so it's pretty low yield," she said.
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Hyperandrogenism causes high natural levels of the male hormone, testosterone, in women.
The effect of combination therapy with metformin and combined oral contraceptives (COC) versus COC alone on insulin sensitivity, hyperandrogenism, SHBG and lipids in PCOS patients.
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Two of the three criteria were met, and other causes for hyperandrogenism, such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome and tumors with androgen secretion, were excluded.
According to news reports, more than 30 women have been deemed ineligible to compete under the IAAF's hyperandrogenism policy.
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Should women with hyperandrogenism, or higher-than-average levels of androgenic hormones, be allowed to compete?
Apparently this condition is known as Hyperandrogenism.