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Stein-Leventhal syndrome

Stein-Leventhal syndrome
An accumulation of incompletely developed follicles in the ovaries is seen in polycystic ovarian disease. The condition may be characterized by irregular menstrual cycles, absent periods, multiple cysts on the ovaries and infertility.




Review Date: 1/25/2013
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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