Clinical Study and Outcome of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

  • Gayatri Linganagouda Patil, Geeta Hosanemati, LS Patil, Vijayanath V, Venkatesh M Patil, Rajeshwari R Surpur


Aims : Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the common Gynaecological condition of diverse etiology 30% of the infertile women have anovulation due to polycystic ovarian disease, 20-30% of them have hyperandrogenemia and hyperprolactenemia.

Method : An explorative type of hospital based study of 102 patient, during a 2 year period (Oct. 2008 – Oct. 2010) was done. Of which 75 (73.52%) were married women and 27 (26.47%) were unmarried women with varied symptomatology.

Results: 67.6% of patients were in the age group 21-30 years. Ovulation induction was done in all the infertile group, an ovulation induction rate of 88.40% was achieved and of these 21 (34.42%) conceived, others on follow up. Of the unmarried women, all of whom had menstrual irregularities along with obesity (51.85%) and hirsutism (48.14%), after treatment 66.66% had an improvement in their symptoms, other still on follow up.

Conclusion: This study demonstrates the various presentations either single or in combination and their response to various medical and surgical management. There should be a relational approach to therapy; treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome should be tailored according to the major symptoms of the patients.


KeywordsPolycystic Ovarian Syndrome
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