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20th European Congress of Endocrinology

Barcelona, Spain
19 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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ECE 2018, 19 - 22 May 2018; Barcelona, Spain

ea0056p525 | Female Reproduction | ECE2018

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and polycystic ovarian syndrome in lean and obese women of reproductive age

Markou Athina , Alexandraki Krystallenia , Kafritsa Evita , Androulakis Ioannis , Syriou Vasiliki , Papanastasiou Labrini , Antipa Eleni , Tsikini Ageliki , Samara Christianna , Piaditis George , Kaltsas Gregory

Introduction: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the commonest cause of chronic liver disease in the western world affecting 5-33% of the general population. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrinopathy affecting 6-10% of women of reproductive age. In both conditions, insulin resistance (IR) seems to be a common pathogenetic mechanism.Objective: To investigate the presence of NAFLD in lean and obese women with and without PCOS ...