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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part F

Comparative study of cortisol level between PCOS women and normal women
Author(s): Santosh Kumari and Ruchika Agarwal
Abstract: Introduction: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is now recognized as the most common endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age group, affecting 5%–10% of women worldwide. It is characterized by oligoovulation or anovulation, signs of androgen excess and polycystic Ovaries.
Material and Method: This case control study conducted in Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, FH Medical College over a period of 6 months.
Result: In this study two groups were involved, one was case group and another one was control group. In the control group 15 normal females were included & in the case group 15 females with PCOS were included.
Conclusion: The mean values of cortisol are significantly higher in females with PCOS. However, the limitation of the study may be the small sample size.
Pages: 341-344 | 300 Views | 162 Downloads
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How to cite this article:
Santosh Kumari, Ruchika Agarwal. Comparative study of cortisol level between PCOS women and normal women. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(6):341-344. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i6f.775
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology