Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2016, Page: 25-29
A Case Report of Conjoined Oocytes with Independent Zona Pellucida from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Ayaka Tanaka, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Hitomi Nakamura, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Keiichi Kumasawa, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Tateki Tsutsui, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Kiichiro Furuya, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Namhyo Kim, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Kaori Koizumi, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Tadashi Kimura, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Received: Jul. 27, 2016;       Accepted: Aug. 5, 2016;       Published: Sep. 7, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.jgo.20160405.11      View  4900      Downloads  162
Abstract
The occurrence of more than two ova from the same follicle (polyovular follicle) in humans has been observed. In this case report there was a high frequency of conjoined oocytes retrieved with individual zona pellucida (40% of oocytes retrieved, 4.3% of mature follicles) from women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). We may have to be more aware of the risk of multiple pregnancies in infertility treatment for PCOS women.
Keywords
Conjoined oocytes, Polyovular Follicle, Binovular Follicle, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Treatment, Case Report
To cite this article
Ayaka Tanaka, Hitomi Nakamura, Keiichi Kumasawa, Tateki Tsutsui, Kiichiro Furuya, Namhyo Kim, Kaori Koizumi, Tadashi Kimura, A Case Report of Conjoined Oocytes with Independent Zona Pellucida from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2016, pp. 25-29. doi: 10.11648/j.jgo.20160405.11
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