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If you had to boil it down, what is polycystic ovarian disease?

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Dr. Philip Ryan
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Hairy, infertile

Enlarged ovaries secondary to hyperinsulinemia.
Insulin resistance, hirsuitism, frequent hyperlipidemia, infertility, increased risk for t2dm, ascvd.

In brief: Hairy, infertile

Enlarged ovaries secondary to hyperinsulinemia.
Insulin resistance, hirsuitism, frequent hyperlipidemia, infertility, increased risk for t2dm, ascvd.
Dr. Philip Ryan
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Anovulation

Chronic anovulation in a premenopausal women typically manifests as multiple small ovarian follicular cysts - hence "poly"cystic ovarian disease.
The ovaries are not the problem, the lack of pitutary gonadotropin cycle regulation, for whatever reason, is the cause.

In brief: Anovulation

Chronic anovulation in a premenopausal women typically manifests as multiple small ovarian follicular cysts - hence "poly"cystic ovarian disease.
The ovaries are not the problem, the lack of pitutary gonadotropin cycle regulation, for whatever reason, is the cause.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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