Successful pregnancy with donor eggs in-vitro fertilization after premature ovarian insufficiency in a tertiary hospital in a low-income setting: a case report.
- Thomas Obinchemti Egbe,
- Carine Youta Wafo,
- Berthe Bebey Bollo,
- Christian Pany,
- Monique Jong Onomo,
- Guy Sandjon
Fertil Res Pract 2016 21;2:12. Epub 2016 Nov 21.
Clinique de l'Aeroport, Douala, Cameroon.
Background: Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) is classically defined as 4-6 months of cessation of menses (amenorrhea) in women under 40, associated with menopausal level of serum gonadotropins FSH > 40 IU/L and hypo-estrogenism and is also referred to as hypergonadotropic hypogonadism. This disorder can manifest as primary amenorrhea without the onset of menses (menarche), or as secondary amenorrhea after menarche and pubertal development. The diagnosis of this condition in Cameroon is sometimes difficult because of the high cost of hormonal assays and the few laboratories offering these services. Read More