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ea0049ep1099 | Female Reproduction | ECE2017

Serum sclerostin and dickkopf-1 levels in polycystic ovary syndrome patients

Bilem Ogun , Bilem Yildiz , Eroglu Mustafa , Turkon Hakan , Akdeniz Yasemin Sefika , Asik Mehmet

Introduction: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine pathology in premenopausal women and it is a complex syndrome affecting various systems. Numerous studies have been made about how the PCOS effects on bone metabolism, but currently there is no clear information. Wnt pathway plays important role in the regulation of bone metabolism. The sclerostin(Scl) and Dickkopf-1 (DKK1) inhibit this pathway and they has recently become a therapeutic target of osteo...