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      Prolactinoma Causing Secondary Amenorrhea in a Woman with Ullrich-Turner Syndrome

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          This is the case report of a girl who was diagnosed as having Ullrich-Turner mosaic at the age of 12 years. She had normal pubertal development and menarche at the age of 15 years. The patient had regular menstrual cycles for 12 months before developing secondary amenorrhea. She was started on estrogen/gestagen replacement therapy by her gynecologist. Several months later a prolactinoma was diagnosed by laboratory and imaging techiques. A second-generation dopamine agonist led to almost regular cycles. Therefore, even in patients with susceptibility to ovarian failure secondary amenorrhea necessitates thorough diagnostic investigation.

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          Spontaneous Pubertal Development in Turner's Syndrome

           A Pasquino (1997)
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            Journal
            HRE
            Horm Res Paediatr
            10.1159/issn.1663-2818
            Hormone Research in Paediatrics
            S. Karger AG
            1663-2818
            1663-2826
            1999
            May 1999
            02 November 1999
            : 51
            : 5
            : 256-257
            Affiliations
            aKlinik für Kinder und Jugendliche, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen, and bMedizinische Klinik, Hannover, Germany
            Article
            23381 Horm Res 1999;51:256–257
            10.1159/000023381
            10559672
            © 1999 S. Karger AG, Basel

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