Why are AMH levels so high in women with PCOS?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 12/19/2018

Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) is produced by pre-antral and antral follicles present in the ovaries. For this reason, PCOS patients usually have too elevated AMH levels (about 6 ng/ml approximately).

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 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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