Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

Pediatric Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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(608) 263-6420

 

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PCO Support

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
  • Acne
  • Excessive facial or body hair
  • Obesity

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:

  • Evaluation and treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome, including development of a treatment plan that addresses proper medication, healthy diet and exercise.
  • Evaluation and treatment of the young patient with PCOS, with input from the pediatric endocrinologist,
    Dr. Tracy Bekx talks about the PCOS Clinic
    pediatric gynecologist, dietician, health psychologist and endocrine nurse specialist. Treatment plans may include dietary modifications, exercise prescriptions and/or medication.
Health Information

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)