Sadaf Un Nisa, Sham Sun Nisa, Saima Nasreen.
Frequency of Dyslipidemia in patients of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in BV Hospital, Bahawalpur.
Pak J Med Health Sci Jan ;8(2):489-90.

Aim: To determine the frequency of dyslipidemia in patients of PCOS in BVH Bahawalpur. Methods: This cross sectional study consisted of 286 patients and conducted at department of Gynae BVH, Bahawalpur from January 2012 to December 2012. All diagnosed patients of PCOS of age group from18 to 35 years with BMI <25 were included in this study. Results: Out of 286 patients of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), dyslipidemia was found in 69 (24.1%) patients. In age group 18-27 years, dyslipidemia was found in 4(1.4%) patients and in age group 28-35 years dyslipidemia was found in 65(22.7%) patients. Conclusion: Dyslipidemia occurs in PCOS patients and more frequently in high normal BMI patients than low normal BMI patients. Moreover it occurs more in age > 28 yrs as compare to younger ones.

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