Which is true regarding Savage syndrome? – Gynaecology MCQ

Which is true regarding Savage syndrome?
A. Receptor defect to gonadotrophic hormones
B. Short stature
C. Ovaries do not contain follicles
D. FSH is normal

Correct answer : A. Receptor defect to gonadotrophic hormones

  • In Savage syndrome, there is receptor defect to gonadotrophic hormones.
  • The clinical features resemble autoimmune disease.
  • Height is normal.
  • The ovaries contain follicles.
  • FSH is raised.

Ref: Shaw’s Textbook of Gynaecology, 15th edition, p286.

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