Pituitary gonadotropin responses to synthetic luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone in patients with typical and atypical polycystic ovary disease.

@article{Patton1975PituitaryGR,
  title={Pituitary gonadotropin responses to synthetic luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone in patients with typical and atypical polycystic ovary disease.},
  author={W C Patton and Merle J. Berger and Irwin E. Thompson and Angeline Y Chong and Elena Grimes and Melvin L. Taymor},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1975},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={382-6}
}
Synthetic luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) was administered intravenously to 17 women with polycystic ovary disease (PPCO), 16 women with hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA), and nine women with normal cycles. The serum levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FHS) and luteinizing hormone (LH) were measured at frequent intervals before and after LH-RH injection. The PCO patients were arbitrarily divided into two groups on the basis of ovarian morphology. The eight patients with large… CONTINUE READING