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Ahumada-Del Castillo Syndrome
National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.
- Amenorrhea-Galactorrhea-FSH Decrease Syndrome
- Argonz-Del Castillo Syndrome
- Galactorrhea-Amenorrhea without Pregnancy
- Nonpuerperal Galactorrhea-Amenorrhea
Ahumada-Del Castillo is a rare endocrine disorder affecting adult females, which is characterized by impairment in the function of the pituitary and hypothalamus glands. Symptoms may include the production of breast milk (lactation) not associated with nursing and the absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) due to the lack of monthly ovulation (anovulation).
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Last Updated: 7/1/2005
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