International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2019, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part A
Clinical profile of PCOS patients in a rural tertiary care hospital
Author(s): Dr. Sushma sharma and Dr. Jankidevi S Borade
Abstract: Background: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common gynaecological Endocrinopathies characterized by chronic anovulation and hyperandrogenism. It’s a heterogeneous, multifactorial, complex disorder and is one of the most common treatable causes of infertility. Aim: To study the various clinical presentations of patients with Polycystic ovarian syndrome in rural Indian women. Materials and Methods: Present study is a cross-sectional study carried out in a rural tertiary hospital. 82 cases of PCOS as per Rotterdam Criteria (2003) were taken. Patients underwent detailed clinical, anthropometric examination and ultrasonography was Performed. Observations: PCOS is a condition of the young with mean age 21.6. Oligomenorrhea was the most common menstrual abnormality (89%). 42% patients were obese and 56% had Infertility. Conclusions: PCOS is a common Endocrinopathies with varying clinical manifestation. Its diagnosis is extremely important because it identifies risk for potential metabolic and cardiovascular diseases and its seqeualae reaches beyond reproductive health.
Dr. Sushma sharma and Dr. Jankidevi S Borade. Clinical profile of PCOS patients in a rural tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2019; 3(4): 01-05. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2019.v3.i4a.281