In addition to the premenopausal state , one of the most common underlying causes of ovulatory dysfunction is polycystic ovary syndrome . However, hyperprolactinaemia , subclinical hypothyroidism , and other disorders that cause anovulatory amenorrhea (including functional abnormalities of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis , premature ovarian failure, and ovarian tumors ) can also cause the problem .
Ovulatory dysfunction results in the difficulty of having an effective ovulation in reproductive terms.
Diagnosis of this condition is confirmed by measuring hormone levels and doing pelvic ultrasounds .
Possible Causes Of Ovulatory Dysfunction
Ovulatory dysfunction is a common or probable symptom of these diseases
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Turner syndrome
- Ovarian cancer