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New studies show that previously determined numbers of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome sufferers were underestimated

A new study have found that about 6.6% of premenopausal women in the US have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, whereas previous estimates have come up with a figure of 4%. The condition is often misdiagnosed as symptoms and complications include acne, infertility, obesity and hirsutism. Most cases symptoms can be minimized through medications and hormones.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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About: New studies show that previously determined numbers of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome sufferers were underestimated

Date: 4 June 2004

Source: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Author: Sandra Van

URL: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-06/cmc-lss052704.php

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