Isolated luteinizing hormone (LH) elevation in a woman with secondary amenorrhea: a clue to the diagnosis of an inhibin B-producing thecoma and insights into the influence of inhibin B on LH.


OBJECTIVE To review the diagnostic possibilities that exists when the workup of amenorrhea reveals an isolated LH elevation; and to examine the effect of inhibin B on LH levels in vivo. DESIGN Case report. SETTING University hospital. PATIENT(S) A 20-year-old woman presented with secondary amenorrhea. Her FSH measurement was low, and the LH level was… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.02.016