World Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research (WJPMR) has indexed with various reputed international bodies like : Google Scholar , Index Copernicus , SOCOLAR, China , Indian Science Publications , Cosmos Impact Factor , Research Bible, Fuchu, Tokyo. JAPAN , Scientific Indexing Services (SIS) , UDLedge Science Citation Index , International Impact Factor Services , International Society for Research Activity (ISRA) Journal Impact Factor (JIF) , International Innovative Journal Impact Factor (IIJIF) , Scientific Journal Impact Factor (SJIF) , Global Impact Factor (In Process) , Digital Online Identifier-Database System (DOI-DS) , Science Library Index, Dubai, United Arab Emirates , Eurasian Scientific Journal Index (ESJI) , International Scientific Indexing, (ISI) UAE , 

World Journal of Pharmaceutical
and Medical Research

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Medical Research and Technology
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
ISSN 2455-3301
IMPACT FACTOR: 4.639

ICV : 78.6

Abstract

AN ANALYSIS OF HYPERANDROGENIC FEATURES AND OTHER CLINICAL CHARECTERISTICS IN NON OBESE PCOS-THE PHENOTYPIC DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA

Malathi Balamurugan*

ABSTRACT

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) most common endocrinopathy of premenopausal women, with a prevalence estimated at approximately 25%,[1] of the Indian population. PCOS was initially recognized as a clinical combination of anovulation and hyperandrogenism; now it appears to be a new face of metabolic syndrome.[2] Stein Aand Levebnthal were the first to describe in 1935, the correlation that existed between polycystic ovaries, and signs of hirsutism and amenorrhea.[3] Also biochemical, clinical and endocrinologic studies revealed an array of underlying abnormalities. The basic etiopathogenesis reveal alteration in hypothalamo pituitary ovarian axis, causing increased level of androgens secreted in the blood.[4] Therefore hyperandrogenism is a cause of lot of clinical features in these patients, which became one the important clinical parameter to diagnose PCOS.

[Full Text Article]

Powered By WJPMR | All Right Reserved

WJPMR