Unexpected Recovery of Ovarian Function Many Years after Bone Marrow Transplantation

Samar N. Rahhal, Erica A. Eugster

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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
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2008


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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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