endocrinology

Osteoarthritis more common in younger women with PCOS

Young women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at higher risk of developing osteoarthritis (OA) in both weight and non-weight bearing joints, research has revealed. A register-based study looked at data from over 75,000 women in Denmark, comparing OA rates in women with either PCOS and/or hirsutism or without over a 20-year period. It found ...

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