Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) Overview Polycystic ovarian syndrome (Stein-Leventhal syndrome) involves enlarged ovaries, which contain many fluid-filled sacs (cysts), and a tendency to have high levels of male hormones (androgens). Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects about 7 to 10% of women. A common cause is the excess production of luteinizing hormone by the pituitary gland. … Read morePolycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)