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2020 Jun 01

J Clin Endocrinol Metab



Population-based data at ages 31 and 46 show decreased HRQoL and life satisfaction in women with PCOS symptoms.


Karjula S, Morin-Papunen L, Franks S, Auvinen J, Järvelin M-R, Tapanainen JS, Jokelainen J, Miettunen J, Piltonen TT
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020 Jun 01; 105(6):1814-26.
PMID: 31970392.


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with decreased health-related quality of life (HRQoL), but longitudinal data beyond the reproductive years are lacking, and the impact of isolated PCOS symptoms is unclear.