Polycystic ovarian syndrome


polycystic ovary syndrome: A disorder that manifests as multiple cysts on the ovaries. It results in hormonal imbalances and leads to irregular and abnormal menstrual periods, excess growth of hair, acne eruptions and obesity.

Data source
FinnGen phenocode E4_POCS
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E282, ICD-8: 25690
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E282, ICD-8: 25690
Sex specific endpoint 2
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 4
First defined in version DF2
DOID 11612
GWAS catalog 0000660
MESH D011085
SNOMED CT 69878008

Key figures

Sex All Female Male
Number of individuals 328 328 N/A
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.25 0.44 N/A
Mean age at first event (years) 29.08 29.08 N/A
Median number of events / individual 1 1 N/A

Clinical metrics

Sex All Female Male
Recurrence within 6 months (%) 25.91 25.91 N/A
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.0 0.0 N/A