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Emerging Topics in Cardiometabolic and Psychologic Sequelae, Pathogenesis, and Treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Review

Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3615 Civic Center Blvd, 802F Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Children 2019, 6(8), 89; https://doi.org/10.3390/children6080089
Received: 30 May 2019 / Revised: 18 July 2019 / Accepted: 25 July 2019 / Published: 31 July 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Obesity and Metabolic Dysregulation in Childhood)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder, affecting 6–10% of reproductive age women and influences the reproductive, metabolic, dermatologic, and psychiatric health of affected girls and women. Despite its prevalence, the pathogenesis of the disease is largely unknown, and treatment options are limited. Thus, PCOS has been a ripe area for research in recent years, and novel etiologic pathways, diagnostic parameters, and treatment options are being explored. This review focuses on recent data suggesting pathogenic and therapeutic considerations, as well as the psychiatric and metabolic sequelae of PCOS. View Full-Text
Keywords: obesity; fertility; metabolism; gynecology; ovary obesity; fertility; metabolism; gynecology; ovary
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Shah, R. Emerging Topics in Cardiometabolic and Psychologic Sequelae, Pathogenesis, and Treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Review. Children 2019, 6, 89.

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