Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is commonly observed in women of reproductive age. This syndrome presents with symptoms such as amenorrhea, hirsutism, and obesity. Impairment of feedback between the hypothalamus-pituitary axis and ovary increases the secretion of estrogen, decreasing the secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Herein, we report the case of a 29-year-old married women who sought fertility consultation at our intuition. The following laboratory results were obtained: an elevated luteinizing hormone (LH) level during the follicular stage (22.390 mIU/mL) and an FSH/LH ratio of 4.6 (elevated >2.5). Such findings are indicative of PCOS. Moreover, the patient presented with amenorrhea and irregular menstruation. Her last menstrual period was 1.5 years back. The patient has been experiencing primary infertility for 3 years. Ultrasonography revealed the following results: retroflexion on the cavum uteri, uterus of normal size, endometrial thickness of 11 mm, and polycystic ovaries.
|Title of host publication||Obstetric and Gynecology Case Report|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers, Inc.|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2020|
- Insulin resistance
- Polycystic ovary syndrome