Which family history suggests 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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The family history of patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) may include the following:

  • Menstrual disorders

  • Adrenal enzyme deficiencies

  • Hirsutism

  • Infertility

  • Obesity and metabolic syndrome

  • Diabetes


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