The endocrine disruptor bisphenol A may play a role in the aetiopathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescent girls


Akin L. , KENDİRCİ M. , Narin F. , Kurtoglu S. , SARAYMEN R. , KONDOLOT M. , ...More

ACTA PAEDIATRICA, vol.104, no.4, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 104 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/apa.12885
  • Title of Journal : ACTA PAEDIATRICA

Abstract

AimExperimental in vitro studies have shown that bisphenol A affects steroidogenesis, folliculogenesis and ovarian morphology. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A in the aetiopathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescents and its relationship with metabolic parameters, insulin resistance and obesity in this population.