Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Hyperandrogenism
Which of the following criteria for diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is not part of the Rotterdam criteria?
b. Sonographic polycystic appearance of ovaries
c. Clinical or biochemical signs of hyperandrogenism
d. Peripheral distribution of follicles on sonography
In ovarian hyperthecosis, which of the following is LEAST likely to be seen?
a. Irregular menstrual cycles
b. Physical signs of hyperandrogenism
c. Biochemical evidence of hyperandrogenism
d. More than 12 follicles per ovary during sonography
First-degree male relatives of women with PCOS have been shown to have higher levels of which of the following circulating hormones?
d. Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate
In PCOS, increased testosterone production from the ovaries is secondary to stimulation by which of the following hormones?
c. Luteinizing hormone (LH)
d. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
All EXCEPT which of the following hormones are increased in women with PCOS?
a. Luteinizing hormone (LH)
b. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
All EXCEPT which of the following are true regarding sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG)?
a. It is a product of the liver.
b. Levels are increased by insulin.
c. Levels are increased by estradiol.
d. It binds most of the circulating testosterone.
Which of the following is NOT typical of ...