Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in polycystic ovarian syndrome in Indian women

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2021 Oct 23:1-5. doi: 10.1080/01443615.2021.1969346. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTNon-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a frequent occurrence in polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). We studied the frequencies and characteristics of NAFLD in PCOS women. We compared various methods of detection of advanced fibrosis/cirrhosis. One hundred and forty women with PCOS and seventy controls, matched for age, were evaluated for the presence of NAFLD. Anthropometric variables, serum levels of aminotransferases, glucose, lipids and transient elastography were done. Thirty-six percent of the NAFLD patients had abnormal aminotransferases. In women presenting to an infertility clinic, NAFLD was higher in both obese and non-obese PCOS women, being present in 117 (83.6%) of PCOS cases and 32 (45.7%) of non-PCOS controls (p
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