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Case 11.1 

Case 11.1
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Case 11.1
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Christine U. Lee

, and James F. Glockner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199915705.003.0279
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date: 17 October 2019

28-year-old woman with secondary amenorrhea and hirsutism

Axial fat-suppressed 2D SSFP images (Figure 11.1.1) demonstrate multiple follicles arranged in the periphery of the ovaries bilaterally.

Polycystic ovary syndrome

PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age, affecting between 6% and 15%, depending on the criteria used for diagnosis. It typically presents with anovulatory or oligo-ovulatory menstrual cycles leading to oligomenorrhea, polycystic ovaries, and clinical and biochemical hyperandrogenism. PCOS is also associated with increased risk of obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, and infertility....

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