Resistant Ovary Syndrome Masquerading as Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

Irene Woo, Yulan Zhang, Hongxia Hui, Eliran Mor

Abstract


Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) is typically the end result of premature depletion of primordial follicles. However gonadotropin-resistant ovary syndrome could result in a similar clinical and laboratory picture with a more favorable outcome. A 29-year-old G0 woman with POI referred to our infertility clinic for egg donation. On ultrasound, her ovaries contained multiple resting antral follicles (AFs). Patient underwent transvaginal ultrasound-guided follicle aspiration of all visible small antral follicles. Eggs were in vitro matured and resulting embryos cryopreserved. Patient achieved a successful live birth with her own eggs. Gonadotropin-resistant ovary syndrome must be considered in all women diagnosed with hypergonadotropic hypogonadal POI and normal antral follicle count (AFC) and anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH). In these patients, pregnancy can be achieved with their own eggs.




J Clin Gynecol Obstet. 2019;8(4):111-113
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jcgo575

Keywords


Resistant ovary syndrome; Premature ovarian insufficiency; IVF

Full Text: HTML PDF
 

Browse  Journals  

     

Journal of clinical Medicine Research

Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Journal of Clinical Gynecology and Obstetrics

World Journal of Oncology

Gastroenterology Research

Journal of Hematology

Journal of Medical Cases

Journal of Current Surgery

Clinical Infection and Immunity

Cardiology Research

World Journal of Nephrology and Urology

Cellular and Molecular Medicine Research

Journal of Neurology Research

International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics

 

 

 

 

 

Journal of Clinical Gynecology and Obstetrics, quarterly, ISSN 1927-1271 (print), 1927-128X (online), published by Elmer Press Inc.            
The content of this site is intended for health care professionals.
This is an open-access journal, the authors retain the copyright, the journal is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
License, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Creative Commons Attribution license (Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International CC-BY-NC 4.0)


This journal follows the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommendations for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals,
the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines, and the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

website: www.jcgo.org   editorial contact: editor@jcgo.org
Address: 9225 Leslie Street, Suite 201, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 3H6, Canada

© Elmer Press Inc. All Rights Reserved.