Polycystic ovarian syndrome

polycystic ovary syndrome: A disorder that manifests as multiple cysts on the ovaries. It results in hormonal imbalances and leads to irregular and abnormal menstrual periods, excess growth of hair, acne eruptions and obesity.

Endpoint definition

Name E4_POCS
Long name Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E282, ICD-8: 25690
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E282, ICD-8: 25690
Sex specific endpoint 2
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 4
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Morbus polycysticus ovariorum

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 642 642 -
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.30 0.52 -
Mean age at first event (years) 28.37 28.37 -
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.00 0.00 -

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 1.0 1.0 -
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 28.82 28.82 -

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Polycystic ovarian syndrome
after Polycystic ovarian syndrome

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Polycystic ovarian syndrome