- Female patients at ages 25-35 diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome and
- acute infectious disease, a thyroid, pituitary, nutritional, inflammatory, hepatic,
renal, or neoplastic disorder; history of cardiovascular disease or pulmonary
embolism; a family history of coronary artery disease; smoking history; hypertension;
diabetes mellitus; use of oral contraceptives, anti-androgens and drugs known to
interfere with cytokine release, such as corticosteroids, immunosuppressors, or
nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs.
any medication known to affect hormonal or metabolic parameters.