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PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of androgens, male sex hormones that are usually present in women in small amounts. The name polycystic ovary syndrome describes the numerous small cysts (fluid-filled sacs) that form in the ovaries.


Source: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org


Links and resources:

https://www.mayoclinic.org

https://www.womenshealth.gov

https://www.pcosaa.org





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