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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C04.182.612.765
C12.050.351.500.056.630.580.765
C12.100.250.056.630.580.765
C19.391.630.580.765
Unique ID
D011085
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011085
Annotation
non-neoplastic
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 1
Sclerocystic Ovarian Degeneration
Sclerocystic Ovaries
Sclerocystic Ovary Syndrome
Stein-Leventhal Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WP 320
See Also
Hyperandrogenism
Public MeSH Note
85; was STEIN-LEVENTHAL SYNDROME 1963-84
Online Note
use POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME to search STEIN-LEVENTHAL SYNDROME 1966-84
History Note
85; was STEIN-LEVENTHAL SYNDROME 1963-84
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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