Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome with Obesity in Pregnancy

Saleha Sadeeqa
2019 Virology & Immunology Journal  
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is condition in which ovaries produce increase level of androgen that is a male hormone. PCOS is characterized by oligomenorrhoea, anovulation, infertility, hirsutism, and obesity in young women with enlarged and cystic ovaries. It is common metabolic abnormality in young women causing infertility. It affects 6-15% of women which are of reproductive age worldwide. It can lead to increased risks of miscarriages, gestational diabetes mellitus, hypertensive
more » ... s of pregnancy and preterm delivery. There are specific diagnostic and treatment guidelines by Endocrine Society for PCOS diagnosis and management. If PCOS is left untreated it can cause infertility in women. In this report the referred case study will be the scenario of 28 years old obese female suffered from the PCOS during pregnancy. She was treated pharmacologically and also given the non-pharmacological therapy, which finally stabilized her pregnancy
doi:10.23880/vij-16000210 fatcat:dhxdu6pnwjd5no46ty5a4sjbri