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Type: Journal article
Title: Biomarkers: Polycystic ovary syndrome: steroid assessment for diagnosis
Author: Hickey, T.
Norman, R.
Citation: Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 2010; 6(6):305-307
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Issue Date: 2010
ISSN: 1759-5029
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Theresa E. Hickey and Robert J. Norman
Abstract: Hyperandrogenism is the key pathologic feature of polycystic ovary syndrome, but diagnostic assessment of androgen excess in women is problematic, and the biochemical assays in routine clinical practice are largely considered uninformative. is it time to add new diagnostic modalities to the clinical toolbox and perhaps measure levels of estrogen instead?
Keywords: Humans
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Rights: © 2010 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved
DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2010.68
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