Emerging concepts about prenatal genesis, aberrant metabolism and treatment paradigms in polycystic ovary syndrome

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Witchel S. F. , Recabarren S. E. , Gonzalez F., Diamanti-Kandarakis E., Cheang K. I. , Duleba A. J. , ...More

ENDOCRINE, vol.42, no.3, pp.526-534, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12020-012-9701-4
  • Title of Journal : ENDOCRINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.526-534


The interactive nature of the 8th Annual Meeting of the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society Annual Meeting in Munich, Germany (AEPCOS 2010) and subsequent exchanges between speakers led to emerging concepts in PCOS regarding its genesis, metabolic dysfunction, and clinical treatment of inflammation, metabolic dysfunction, anovulation and hirsutism. Transition of care in congenital adrenal hyperplasia from pediatric to adult providers emerged as a potential model for care transition involving PCOS adolescents.