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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2012;55(12):1039-1042.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5468/KJOG.2012.55.12.1039    Published online December 18, 2012.
A case of resistant ovary syndrome.
Su Seon Kim, In Ho Jo, Eun Jeong Jeong, Young Jin Seo, Jung Mi Byun, Dae Hoon Jeong, Moon Su Sung, Ki Tae Kim, Kyung Bok Lee
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Busan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea. kbdlee@hanmail.net
2Paik Institute for Clinical Research, Inje University, Busan, Korea.
Abstract
A 21-year-old female with primary amenorrhea, sexual infantilism, and phenotypic female visited our Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics. The patient showed elevated follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone, decreased estradiol, normal thyroid-stimulating hormone and prolactin level that means hypergonadotropic hypogonadism with normal 46, XX karyotype. Under diagnostic laparoscopy, both ovaries were intact morphology, small but anatomically normal uterus and vagina. Ovarian biopsy was taken and reported abundant primodial follicles and sporadic preantral follicles. We concluded that final diagnosis is resistant ovarian syndrome.
Key Words: Resistant ovary syndrome, Primary amenorrhea, Primary ovarian insufficiency, Hypergonadotropic hypogonadism


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