[Unruptured luteinized follicle syndrome]

Zentralbl Gynakol. 1990;112(18):1133-41.
[Article in German]


The luteinized unruptured follicle syndrome (LUF) is diagnosed in different numbers of cycles and its place in sterility etiology still has to be established. This article reviews today's diagnostic possibilities, the occurrence of LUF in patients with different types of sterility, the etiology and therapeutic approaches.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anovulation / physiopathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infertility, Female / physiopathology*
  • Luteinizing Hormone / physiology*
  • Ovarian Follicle / physiopathology*
  • Ovulation / physiology*
  • Rupture, Spontaneous


  • Luteinizing Hormone