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.