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Halban's syndrome

Synonyms

corpus luteum persistens, prolonged corpus luteum, secondary amenorrhea.

Related people

A syndrome seen in young women with benign ovarian tumours.

Description

A syndrome seen in young women with benign ovarian tumours, in which there is persistence of the corpus luteum with amenorrhea and symptoms resembling pregnancy.

Bibliography

Selmar Aschheim, J. Varangot:
• Verkannte Schwangeschaft.
  Archiv für Gynäkologie, München, 1953, 183: 275-280.

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