What are the signs and symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?

Updated: Sep 19, 2019
  • Author: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Answer

The major features of PCOS include menstrual dysfunction, anovulation, and signs of hyperandrogenism. [2] Other signs and symptoms of PCOS may include the following:

  • Hirsutism

  • Infertility

  • Obesity and metabolic syndrome

  • Diabetes

  • Obstructive sleep apnea

See Clinical Presentation for more detail.


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