Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Polycystic Ovarian Disease Underlying Cause

The cause of polycystic ovary disease is unknown.

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have abnormal hormone levels:

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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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