Quiz Questions

Lets review your knowledge on Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS):

PCOS presents as a patient having atleast two of the following three features. Select the three features that are presented with PCOS. Select all that apply.

A. Elevated levels of androgens such as testosterone

B. Acute abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting

C. Irregular ovulation

D.Appearance of polycystic ovaries on ultrasound


True or False. PCOS remains one of the most common endocrine disturbances affecting women, especially young women, and is a leading cause of infertility in the United States.

A. True

B. False


Select the appropriate clinical manifestations you might see in a patient with PCOS.

A. excessive vaginal discharge, decreased prolactin, and infertility

B. Decreased insulin, dysmenorrhea and Constipation

C. Obesity, acne, infertility, amenorrhea, hirsutism

D. Infertility, Hypertension, decreased insulin, and normal BMI


True or false. A surgical view of a polycystic ovary will present as an enlarged, irritated, rough capsule?

A. True

B. False


Diagnosis of PCOS can be made based off of what results?

A. Glucose within normal limits

B. Increased serum androgens and increased LH with normal FSH

C. Biopsy is necessary to confirm diagnosis

D. Decreased levels of LH and prolactin