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Diagnosis of PCOS with Rotterdam criteria
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Diagnosis of PCOS with Rotterdam criteria

For a woman to be diagnosed with PCOS, specialists today use the Rotterdam criteria, according to which at least two of the following conditions should be detected :

  • Oligoovulation or anovluation: ovulation occurs less frequently than normal or is absent.
  • Clinical or biochemical signs of hyperandrogenism
  • Ultrasound scan shows polycystic ovaries: 12 or more follicles of between 2 and 9 cm in corona radiata shape or with an enlarged ovarian volume (over 10 ml) in one or both ovaries are found.
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By MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), MD (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 02/12/2019
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