International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 229--235

Polycystic ovary syndrome: An updated review


Muthusamy Ranga Priya, A Nanthini, KP Bini 
 Department of Pharmacy Practice, Swamy Vivekanandha College of Pharmacy, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Muthusamy Ranga Priya
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Swamy Vivekanandha College of Pharmacy, Namakkal - 637 205, Tamil Nadu
India

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common metabolic and reproductive disorders among the reproductive age women. PCOS presents with the symptoms of androgen excess, menstrual dysfunction, hirsutism, acne, and obesity, which significantly impacts their quality of life. It not only a reproductive problem but also as a severe metabolic disease that carries crucial health risks as age increases. PCOS has an increased risk of multiple morbidities, including insulin resistance, type II diabetes mellitus, obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer, infertility, and psychological disorders. This review summarizes that the literature has so far provided from guidelines to diagnosis of PCOS and also this review gives a general overview about the morbidities associated with PCOS, specifically with its more severe classic form. Finally, the review will stress on the various aspects of treatment currently used in the management of this condition.


How to cite this article:
Priya MR, Nanthini A, Bini K P. Polycystic ovary syndrome: An updated review.Int J Health Allied Sci 2019;8:229-235


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Priya MR, Nanthini A, Bini K P. Polycystic ovary syndrome: An updated review. Int J Health Allied Sci [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 Nov 20 ];8:229-235
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