PCOS

 

Polycystic Ovarian Disease [PCOS]

PCOD is characterized by enlarged ovaries with multiple small cysts, an abnormally high number of follicles at various states of maturation, and a thick, scarred capsule surrounding each ovary.

Alternative names:

  • Polycystic ovaries
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Stein-Leventhal syndrome
  • Poly follicular ovarian disease