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ea0070aep784 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2020

Polycystic ovary syndrome is burdened with a high comorbidity rate and medication use independent of BMI: A longitudinal community based study

Kujanpää Linda , Piltonen Terhi , Arffman Riikka , Pesonen Paula , Morin-Papunen Laure , Tapanainen Juha , Franks Stephen , Järvelin Marjo-Riitta

Objective: To investigate comorbidity rate, symptoms, overall morbidity, medication useand use of health care services among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).Design: Community-based prospective cohort study.Patients: Womenreporting oligo/amenorrhea and hirsutism at age 31 and/or PCOS diagnosis by age 46 (n = 280) and controls without PCOS related symptoms or diagnosis (n = 1573) in the Northern ...