Adolescent PCOS: Primary Care Management of a Common (and Challenging) Condition

Polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents is common, has different diagnostic criteria from those of adult PCOS, and carries lifelong health implications. In this guide, pediatric endocrinologist Jennifer Olson, MD, FAAP, offers a clear path for PCPs suspecting the condition, covering questions to ask patients, tests to order and treatment options. Learn how to establish a management plan with individualized goals.

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Jennifer Olson, MD, FAAP

Jennifer Olson, MD, FAAP

Pediatric endocrinologist

Dr. Jennifer Olson is a pediatric endocrinologist who cares for children of all ages with a variety of endocrine disorders, including type 1 and type 2 diabetes; disorders of growth and puberty; thyroid and adrenal gland disorders.

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