luteinized unruptured follicle

luteinized unruptured follicle

a follicle that has undergone luteinization without prior rupture; once thought to cause infertility but now believed to occur equally often in fertile and infertile women.

lu·te·i·nized un·rup·tured fol·li·cle

(lū'tē-in-īzd ŭn-rŭp'chŭrd fol'i-kĕl)
A follicle that has undergone luteinization without earlier rupture; previously thought to cause infertility but now believed to occur equally often in fertile and infertile women.
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Women with endometriosis are more likely to have luteinized unruptured follicle syndrome, luteal phase dysfunction, abnormal follicular growth, and premature and/or multiple luteinizing hormone surges.

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