Ahumada-Del Castillo Syndrome

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

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Synonyms

  • Amenorrhea-Galactorrhea-FSH Decrease Syndrome
  • Argonz-Del Castillo Syndrome
  • Galactorrhea-Amenorrhea without Pregnancy
  • Nonpuerperal Galactorrhea-Amenorrhea

Disorder Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion

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).

Resources

National Women's Health Resource Center
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Tel: (732)530-3425
Fax: (732)530-3347
Tel: (877)986-9472
Email: mchin@healthywomen.org
Internet: http://www.healthywomen.org

National Women's Health Network
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Tel: (202)628-7814
Fax: (202)347-1168
Email: nwhn@nwhn.org
Internet: http://www.womenshealthnetwork.org

National Infertility Association
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Suite 1350
Bethesda, MD 208814
Tel: (301)652-8585
Fax: (301)652-9375
Email: info@resolve.org
Internet: http://www.resolve.org

National Infertility Network Exchange
P.O. Box 204
East Meadow, NY 11554
Tel: (516)794-5772
Fax: (516)794-0008
Email: info@nine-infertility.org
Internet: http://www.nine-infertility.org

Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
PO Box 8126
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
Tel: (301)251-4925
Fax: (301)251-4911
Tel: (888)205-2311
TDD: (888)205-3223
Email: ordr@od.nih.gov
Internet: http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/Default.aspx

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