Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Onur Kaan Akkus


Abdominal distension, vomiting, and pelvic pain. Ovarian stimulation treatment two weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Bilateral ovarian enlargement with multiple ovarian cysts. Ascites.

Also, bilateral pleural effusions and associated atelectasis.

Case Discussion

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is a complication of ovarian stimulation treatment for in vitro fertilisation (IVF).

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Case information

rID: 53547
Published: 6th Sep 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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