Endocrinol Metab > Volume 22(2); 2007 > Article
Journal of Korean Endocrine Society 2007;22(2):130-134.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3803/jkes.2007.22.2.130    Published online April 1, 2007.
A Case of Kallmann's Syndrome Mildly Presenting as Secondary Amenorrhea.
Na Rae Joo, Cheol Young Park, Hong Ju Moon, Jun Goo Kang, Sung Hee Ihm, Moon Gi Choi, Hyung Joon Yoo, Yul Lee, Ki Won Oh, Sung woo Park
1Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Korea.
2Department of Radiology, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Korea.
3Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, SungKyunKwan University School of Medicine, Korea.
Abstract
Kallmann's syndrome is very rare congenital defect in GnRH (gonadotrophin releasing hormone) secretion involving both sexes. The mode of inheritance has not been fully understood. But, including X-linked inheritance, the ratio of incidence between male versus female is 5:1, and there is a few case reports of female Kallmann's syndrome in Korea, especially in internal medicine department. We report a case of 35 year-old female Kallmann's syndrome presenting secondary amenorrhea as a mild presentation.
Key Words: Female, Kallmann's syndrome, Secondary amenorrhea


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