Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016, Page: 17-18
Increased Anti-mullerian Hormone (AMH) After Delivery: Case Report
Keiichi Kumasawa, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
Yuri Yasui, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
Hitomi Nakamura, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
Tadashi Kimura, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
Received: Jun. 15, 2016;       Accepted: Jun. 25, 2016;       Published: Jul. 15, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.jgo.20160403.12      View  3651      Downloads  125
Abstract
Anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) is mainly produced by antral follicles. AMH is widely used as a useful biomarker to reflect ovarian reserve and it was reported to reveal less changes during the course of pregnancy and early puerperium. A 29-year old woman visited our hospital for infertility treatment. Her serum level of AMH was 1.12ng/ml, which was lower for her age. She conceived by intra-uterine sperm insemination (IUI) treatment with clomiphen citrate. About 6 months after delivery, her serum level of AMH rose up to 3.34ng/ml, which was about the average level for her age. This result indicated that even if the serum AMH level is low initially, there is the possibility for higher levels of serum AMH at a later date.
Keywords
Anti-mullerian Hormone (AMH), Ovarian Reserve, Pregnancy, Delivery
To cite this article
Keiichi Kumasawa, Yuri Yasui, Hitomi Nakamura, Tadashi Kimura, Increased Anti-mullerian Hormone (AMH) After Delivery: Case Report, Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 17-18. doi: 10.11648/j.jgo.20160403.12
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