It is the commonest metabolic disorder in reproductive age group. It can affect females from 14 to 45 yr age group. It is a lifestyle disorder, which causes improper sugar metabolism and hyperinsulinmea leading to chronic anovulation, obesity, hirsutism and infertility. In this condition, ovaries are enlarged 3 to 4 times the normal size and studded with multiple cyst, hence the name poly cystic Ovaries.
There is hormonal imbalance leading to amenorrhea (absence of Menses), Excessive hair growth on face and body and obesity.