Pediatric Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Patients with Pediatric Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) may be seen at American Family Children's Hospital's Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin. Young women affected by PCOS may experience symptoms such as:
- Irregular or absent menstruation
- Excessive facial or body hair
PCOS affects 6-10 percent of women and may affect a similar percentage of adolescent and young women. Patients with this condition may see our clinic staff for:
Dr. Tracy Bekx talks about the PCOS Clinic
- Evaluation and treatment of the young patient with PCOS, with input from the pediatric endocrinologist, pediatric gynecologist, dietician, health psychologist and endocrine nurse specialist. Treatment plans may include dietary modifications, exercise prescriptions and/or medication.