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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME IN IRAQI WOMEN
*Dr. Faris A. Mohammad, Dr. Samia Thanoon Khalil and Dr. Hameed M. Arran
Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the major endocrineopathy among reproductive-aged women, is not yet perceived as an important health problem in the world. It affects 4 to 21% of women of reproductive age worldwide. The prevalence, diagnosis, etiology, management, clinical practices, psychological issues, and prevention are some of the most confusing aspects associated with PCOS. Aim: investigated the hormonal changes in PCOS female and determination of some factor associated with increased PCOS development. Materials and Methods: 250 Iraqi women, their ages were from 20 to 50 years, they were divided into two groups: study group (n=125, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS) while the other group (n=125 control group mainly normal women), ultrasound were taken in the second menstruate cycle day for each women. Results: the mean age of patients was 26.65 ± 10.21, PCSO patients show a statistical higher weight, BMI and waist circumference in compare to control (p-value 0.01, 0.001 and 0.006). Regarding hormonal disturbance, testosterone, progesterone and AMH mean level were significantly higher in patients in compare to control. Family history of DM and obesity is associated with PCOS development. Conclusion: The present study summarizes and interprets the results of all pathological samples for the syndrome and highlights the burden of the syndrome, thus supporting the early identification and prevention of PCOS in order to reverse the continuing upward trend of prevalence by ultrasound, clinically, immunological and molecular testing for early identification of the syndrome.[Full Text Article]