Gynecol Endocrinol 2019 Nov 12;35(11):999-1002. Epub 2019 Jun 12.
Department of Gynecological Endocrinology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences , Poznan , Poland.
Nijmegen breakage syndrome (NBS) is an autosomal recessive disorder leading to chromosomal instability and an array of symptoms, including characteristic facial features (bird-like face), predisposition to malignancies, as well as hypergonadotropic hypogonadism. This case report discusses the diagnostic process and management of a 23-year-old Polish female patient who was admitted to hospital with symptoms of secondary amenorrhea and clinical features corresponding to NBS. Clinical examination, per-rectal ultrasound, laboratory diagnostics (including serum concentrations of FSH, LH, estradiol, testosterone, and TSH), as well as SSCP analysis and classic karyotyping were performed. Read More