Ahumada-del Castillo syndrome

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Ahumada-del Castillo syndrome

A rare endocrinopathy affecting adult females, which is characterised by impaired pituitary and hypothalamic activity.
 
Clinical findings
Lactation unassociated with pregnancy or nursing and amenorrhoea with anovulation.

Ahu·ma·da-del Cas·til·lo syn·drome

(ī-ū-mah'dah-del kahs-tē'yō sin'drōm)
Unphysiologic lactation and amenorrhea not following pregnancy characterized by hyperprolactinemia and a pituitary adenoma.

del Castillo,

E.B., 20th century Argentinian physician.
Ahumada-del Castillo syndrome - see under Ahumada
Argonz-del Castillo syndrome - Synonym(s): Ahumada-del Castillo syndrome
del Castillo syndrome - Synonym(s): Sertoli-cell-only syndrome

Ahumada,

Juan Carlos, 20th century Argentinian physician.
Ahumada-del Castillo syndrome - unphysiological lactation and amenorrhea not following pregnancy characterized by hyperprolactinemia and a pituitary adenoma. Synonym(s): Argonz-del Castillo syndrome
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Regarding the pathological outcomes, 91 (55.2%) cases were germinal cell aplasia, 32 (19.4%) cases were maturation arrest, 23 (13.9%) cases were normal spermatogenesis, 10 (6.1%) cases were tubulary sclerosis, 9 (5.5%) cases were hipospermatogenesis.