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Is pcos and bilateral pcos same?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Pcos would refer to both ovaries.
Bilateral also refers to both ovaries.

In brief: Yes

Pcos would refer to both ovaries.
Bilateral also refers to both ovaries.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Sort of

Pcos is a syndrome where you have an ovulation problem and an excess of male hormone.
What you are describing is polycystic ovaries which are a finding on ultrasound that is usually seen in women with pcos. Bilateral just means they see a large number of follicles on both sides. Usually polycystic ovaries are bilateral.

In brief: Sort of

Pcos is a syndrome where you have an ovulation problem and an excess of male hormone.
What you are describing is polycystic ovaries which are a finding on ultrasound that is usually seen in women with pcos. Bilateral just means they see a large number of follicles on both sides. Usually polycystic ovaries are bilateral.
Dr. Seth Derman
Dr. Seth Derman
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