Endocrine and immunologic studies in a patient with resistant ovary syndrome.

@article{Talbert1984EndocrineAI,
  title={Endocrine and immunologic studies in a patient with resistant ovary syndrome.},
  author={Luther M. Talbert and M H Raj and Michael Hammond and Thomas Greer},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1984},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={741-4}
}
A patient with the resistant ovary syndrome is reported. To evaluate the hypothesis that the hypogonadism might be the result of circulating antibodies to gonadotropin receptors or to an abnormal gonadotropin molecule, a series of clinical and laboratory studies was carried out. Administration of human menopausal gonadotropin had no effect on the serum estradiol level. The patient's serum did not affect follicle-stimulating hormone binding to a membrane preparation of monkey testes, suggesting… CONTINUE READING