A 26-year-old female asked:
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my 13 weeks scan showed have a simple ovarian cyst with size of 30 mm.is that pcos problem?causes simple ovarian cyst? is simple ovarian cyst&pcos same?

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Dr. Anthony Brignoni
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: Pcos stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. This is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women. Women w pcos have abnormalities with the metabolism of androgens & estrogen. The tipical appearance of ovaries on ultrasound are prominent with multiple small follicular cyst. Clinical findings; menstrual disorders, infertility, hirsutism, obesity, diabetes, metabolic synd. " extensive topic".
Answered on Oct 18, 2016

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