OHSS: Excessive stimulation of the ovaries that usually occurs as a complication of in vitro fertilization but may also occur spontaneously. The degree of excessive ovarian stimulation may vary from mild to severe.
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Symptoms of OHSS
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OHSS: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Definitions of OHSS:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list OHSS as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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