Progesterone deficiency syndromes
Name given to a group of conditions affecting the female in which progesterone is low or at least has a reversal of estrogen:progesterone ratio. It affects the nullipara in premenstrual syndrome, the would-be pregnant in luteal phase defect, the pregnant female in first trimester miscarriages and preclampsia- eclampsia in 3rd trimester pregnancies. It affect the puerperal woman in postnatal depression or maternity blues and the menopausal in the postmenopausal syndrome. It is best treated with progesterone supplements.
· Luteinized unruptured follicle
· Maternity blues
· Puerperal psychosis
· Bilateral salpingectomy
· Ovulation failure (some types)
· HELLP syndrome ???