Comorbid polycystic ovarian syndrome in idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Mark Thaller, Nicola Adderley, Anuradhaa Subramanian, Susan Mollan, Alex Sinclair*

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Abstract

The link between polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) has long been debated. Historically, there is a wide range of reported occurrence of both conditions, being between 15% and 64%. Both conditions share a common phenotype. The awareness that in a new large data study that there is a 1.5-fold increased prevalence of diagnosed PCOS in participants with IIH as compared to the controls is important. Assessment for the potential of co-morbid PCOS in women with IIH is important as this may enable optimisation of weight and fertility management.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-52
Number of pages4
JournalNeuro-Ophthalmology
Volume47
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jan 2023

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