Are expanding disease definitions unnecessarily labelling women with polycystic ovary syndrome?

Tessa Copp, Jesse Jansen, Jenny Doust, Ben Wj Mol, Anuja Dokras, Kirsten McCaffery

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Since polycystic ovary syndrome was described in the 1930s, the diagnostic criteria have expanded and prevalence has risen, explain Tessa Copp and colleagues.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberj3694
JournalBMJ (Online)
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 2017

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  • Medicine(all)

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