Published: 2016-12-16

A rare case of clomiphene citrate induced moderate ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Sheetal K. Barhate, Ameya Dudhwadkar, Rujul Jhaveri, Deepali Kharat-Kapote, Michelle Fonseca


Clomiphene citrate is an orally active non-steroidal triphenylethylene derivative which is commonly used for ovulation induction. It is considered a safe agent and is rarely associated with ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. This report describes a case of moderate ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome after ovulation induction with clomiphene without associated pregnancy which was managed conservatively.


Clomiphene citrate, Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, Ovulation induction

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