Autoimmune primary ovarian insufficiency.

  title={Autoimmune primary ovarian insufficiency.},
  author={Clovis A Silva and Lucas Yugo Shiguehara Yamakami and N{\'a}dia Emi Aikawa and D B Araujo and Jamerson Carvalho and Elo{\'i}sa Silva Dutra de Oliveira Bonf{\'a}},
  journal={Autoimmunity reviews},
  volume={13 4-5},
Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) is defined as sustained amenorrhea, increased follicle-stimulating hormone and low estrogen levels, whereas diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) is characterized as regular menses and alterations of ovarian reserve tests. POI of autoimmune origin may be associated with adrenal autoimmunity, non-adrenal autoimmunity or isolated. This autoimmune disease is characterized by serum ovarian, adrenocortical or steroidogenic cell autoantibodies. POI of adrenal autoimmune… CONTINUE READING


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