Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common female endocrine disorders. PCOS is a complex, heterogeneous disorder of uncertain etiology (cause), but there is strong evidence that it can, to a large degree, be classified as a genetic disease.
Understanding the chemical messages of your body—the female sex hormones and their function in reproduction:
The female reproductive organs must work normally in order to ensure pregnancy and birth. Your physician will evaluate these organs through some or all of these tests:
Why perform these tests?
The work-up for women begins with a discussion of medical history and lifestyle issues