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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

A complex disorder characterized by infertility, HIRSUTISM; OBESITY; and various menstrual disturbances such as OLIGOMENORRHEA; AMENORRHEA; ANOVULATION. Polycystic ovary syndrome is usually associated with bilateral enlarged ovaries studded with atretic follicles, not with cysts. The term, polycystic ovary, is misleading.

Year introduced: 1985

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Tree Number(s): C04.182.612.765, C13.351.500.056.630.580.765, C19.391.630.580.765

MeSH Unique ID: D011085

Entry Terms:

  • Ovary Syndrome, Polycystic
  • Syndrome, Polycystic Ovary
  • Stein-Leventhal Syndrome
  • Stein Leventhal Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Stein-Leventhal
  • Sclerocystic Ovarian Degeneration
  • Ovarian Degeneration, Sclerocystic
  • Sclerocystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Ovarian Syndrome, Polycystic
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 1
  • Sclerocystic Ovaries
  • Ovary, Sclerocystic
  • Sclerocystic Ovary

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