Successful pregnancy in a familial mediterranean fever patient following assisted reproduction
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We conclude that untreated women with FMF have up to a 30% incidence of infertility due to ovulatory dysfunction and peritoneal adhesions. Some of these women conceive during ovulation induction with or without insemination. We have described the first case of a successful and normal pregnancy in a patient with FMF following in vitro fertilization (IVF) while on prophylaxis colchicine therapy after other treatments for infertility were unsuccessful.
KeywordsPublic Health Developmental Biology Infertility Colchicine Familial Mediterranean Fever
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