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Disease Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Name Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
Synonyms Hyperstimulation Syndrome, Ovarian | Hyperstimulation Syndromes, Ovarian | OHSS | Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome, Familial Gestational Spontaneous | Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndromes
Definition A complication of OVULATION INDUCTION in infertility treatment. It is graded by the severity of symptoms which include OVARY enlargement, multiple OVARIAN FOLLICLES; OVARIAN CYSTS; ASCITES; and generalized EDEMA. The full-blown syndrome may lead to RENAL FAILURE, respiratory distress, and even DEATH. Increased capillary permeability is caused by the vasoactive substances, such as VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTORS, secreted by the overly-stimulated OVARIES.
Categories Endocrine system disease | Urogenital disease (female)
MeSH® ID D016471
OMIM® ID 608115
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1. DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Female Urogenital Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genital Diseases, Female Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Adnexal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ovarian Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesEndocrine System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gonadal Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ovarian Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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