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What is autoimmune oophertitis?

By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 06/15/2022

Autoimmune oopherthitis is inflammation of one or both ovaries caused by autoimmune phenomena. It is a rare disease in which the woman's own immune system attacks the cells of the ovary.

Autoimmune ovaritis is usually caused by early ovarian failure (POI). However, the exact cause of autoimmune oophoritis is not known.

Read the full article on: Ovarian inflammation: main causes and symptoms ( 62).
 Marta Barranquero Gómez
Marta Barranquero Gómez
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Embryologist
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).
License: 3316-CV
Embryologist. Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH). License: 3316-CV.