Frequency of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Infertile Women
M Afzal, S. M Y Farooq, S A Gilani, F Farooq, M Waris, U Arshad, S Zubair. A Gilani, M Zain ul Abidin
Aim: To assess the sonographic frequency of polycystic ovarian syndrome in infertile women.
Study design: Descriptive case series
Place and duration of study: University Institute of Radiological Sciences & Medical Imaging Technology Lahore from 1st October 2020 to 31st December 2020.
Methodology: One hundred and thirty eight patients were included. Toshiba and Ultrasound machine (Nemiox G) with a standard gray scale 5-7 MHz convex probe was used. Transvaginal scan and trans-abdominal scan was performed.
Results: The mean age was 31.84±3.32 years. 58.7% patients having polycystic ovarian syndrome and 41.3% patients having no polycystic ovarian syndrome. Among positive PCOs patients; 4.9% patients had primary infertility and 95.1% patients had secondary infertility.
Conclusion: Frequency of PCO’s in infertile patients was (58.7%) found to be significantly high as compared to other pathologies.
Keywords: Ultrasound (US), polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).