Difficulties in diagnosing polycystic ovarian syndrome in adolescents: a narrative review Abstract

Sum-Yee CHAN1, Victor WT CHAN2
1 Virtus Medical Group, Hong Kong
2 Department of Radiology, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong

We review the diagnostic criteria of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in adolescents. It is important to recognise PCOS early for timely management. Clinicians should be aware of the difficulties in diagnosing PCOS in adolescents. A multi-disciplinary approach for diagnosis and treatment is suggested. For high-risk cases, re-evaluation may avoid under-diagnosing or over-diagnosing PCOS.
Hong Kong J Gynaecol Obstet Midwifery 2022; 22(1):33-6
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