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Stein-Leventhal Syndrome

Stein-Leventhal Syndrome is the old name for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS was first described by Irving Freiler Stein and Michael Leventhal in 1935, which is where the name came from.


  1. Azziz R. Stein and Leventhal: 80 years on. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecologgy Viewpoint. 2016; 214(2): 247.E1-247:E11.
  2. Rasquin Leon L.I et al. Polycystic Ovarian Disease (Stein-Leventhal Syndrome). StatPearls [Internet].

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