[Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in preterm infants].

  title={[Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in preterm infants].},
  author={M. Vochem},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Geburtshilfe und Neonatologie},
  volume={206 4},
  • M. Vochem
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Zeitschrift fur Geburtshilfe und Neonatologie
  • Ovarian cysts are a relatively frequent finding in fetuses and neonates. In preterm infants, a simultaneous occurrence of estradiol-producing ovarian cysts and edematous swelling of the vulva, the thighs and the lower abdominal wall was described by Sedin and co-workers in 1985 for the first time. This ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome occurred at a postconceptional age that slightly preceded the expected time of delivery. We report on four extremely low birth weight infants who were observed… CONTINUE READING
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