Although more commonly known for its fertility sequelae, dermatologic, metabolic, and psychological morbidities associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are not well recognized. This Practice Pearl reviews the effect of PCOS on cardiometabolic risk during the reproductive years and the consequence of these findings in middle-aged women. Current screening and management recommendations are reviewed.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
Received 11 October, 2018