Menstrual Abnormalities in a Woman with Acth-Dependent Pituitary Macroadenoma Mimicking Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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Liao, Chun-Cheng; Lin, Shih-Yi; Lin, Hsin-Wang; Chen, Kuang-Hua; Chang, Lan-Hua; Chen, Shun-Tien; Wang, John;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology,volume 45,issue 2,pages176-179 (issn: 1028-4559)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S1028-4559(09)60221-7
  • Subject: RG1-991 | Cushing's disease | secondary amenorrhea | Obstetrics and Gynaecology | Gynecology and obstetrics | ACTH-dependent pituitary macroadenoma | polycystic ovary syndrome
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Objective: Here, we present a case of ACTH-dependent pituitary macroadenoma (Cushing's disease) resulting in secondary amenorrhea mimicking polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Case Report: A 20-year-old nulligravid woman had been suffering from oligomenorrhea, amenorrh... View more
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