Anthropometric and Biochemical Characteristics of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in South Indian Women Using AES-2006 Criteria

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To Cite : Thathapudi S, Kodati V, Erukkambattu J, Katragadda A, Addepally U, et al. Anthropometric and Biochemical Characteristics of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in South Indian Women Using AES-2006 Criteria, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2014 ;12(1):e12470. doi: 10.5812/ijem.12470.
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
4. Discussion
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