Journal of Womens Health, Issues and Care ISSN: 2325-9795

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Research Article, J Womens Health Issues Care Vol: 2 Issue: 3

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Review of Management Outcomes in a Low Resource Setting

Igwegbe AO*, Eleje GU and Enechukwu CI
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, PMB 5025, Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria
Corresponding author : Igwegbe AO
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, PMB 5025, Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria
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Received: December 07, 2012 Accepted: May 28, 2013 Published: June 03, 2013
Citation: Igwegbe AO, Eleje GU, Enechukwu CI (2013) Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Review of Management Outcomes in a Low Resource Setting. J Womens Health, Issues Care 2:3. doi:10.4172/2325-9795.1000110

Abstract

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Review of Management Outcomes in a Low Resource Setting

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy of women within the reproductive age affecting about 6-8% of this age group. It is a heterogeneous collection of signs and symptoms that together form a spectrum of disorders with mild presentation in some, while in others presents with severe disturbance of reproductive, endocrine and metabolic functions.

Keywords: Polycystic ovary syndrome; Reproductive age; Cycle control; Pregnancy; Clomiphene citrate; Metformin; Laparoscopic ovarian drilling

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