Unexpected Recovery of Ovarian Function Many Years after Bone Marrow Transplantation

Samar N. Rahhal, Erica A. Eugster

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Abstract

Premature ovarian failure as a consequence of childhood cancer treatment is considered permanent when present long after the initial insult. We report spontaneous recovery of ovarian function occurring 8 years after bone marrow transplantation in a girl with history of leukemia and growth hormone deficiency. Clinical management challenges are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-290
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume152
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2008

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Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
Recovery of Function
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Growth Hormone
Leukemia
Neoplasms
Therapeutics

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Unexpected Recovery of Ovarian Function Many Years after Bone Marrow Transplantation. / Rahhal, Samar N.; Eugster, Erica A.

In: Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 152, No. 2, 01.02.2008, p. 289-290.

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