Disorder characterized by galactorrhea and amenorrhea.
Type I = Chiari-Frommel Syndrome: persistent AGS after giving birth.
Type II = Ahumada-Del Castillo Syndrome (Argonz del Castillo-Ahumada
Syndrome; Amenorrhea-Galactorrhea FSH Decrease Syndrome; Nonpuerperal
Galactorrhea-Amenorrhea Syndrome): AGS not associated with pregnancy.
Estrogen deficiency and decreased urinary gonadotropin levels.
Type III = Forbes-Albright Syndrome: AGS caused by chromophobe
prolactin-producing adenoma of the pituitary.
Tumors resembling chromophobe adenomas of the
pituitary gland with eosinophilic granulation on tetrachrome staining.
Secondary amenorrhea with galactorrhea.
Enlargement of the sella turcica.
No known specific anesthetic
considerations for this syndrome.
Rimoin DL, Schimke RN: Genetic Disorders of the Endocrine Glands. St. Louis, CV Mosby, 1971.