ISSN: 1301-2193 E-ISSN: 1308-9846
  • Turkish Journal of
    Endocrinology and Metabolism
REVIEW

Obesity in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Two Diseases or One? - Review
Obesity in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Two Diseases or One? - Review
Makale Dili: EN
ABSTRACT

Summary

Both obesity and the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are commonly seen in general population. Obesity is present in about 50% of women with PCOS and contributes to the development of this disorder. This article explores the influences of obesity on the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment strategies of PCOS.
Keywords: Obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome

ÖZET

Summary

Both obesity and the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are commonly seen in general population. Obesity is present in about 50% of women with PCOS and contributes to the development of this disorder. This article explores the influences of obesity on the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment strategies of PCOS.
Keywords: Obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome