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Synonyms for amenorrhea

absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow

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Females who were registered in Gynecology and Obstetrics department of Shaikh Zayed Hospital for infertility (either primary or secondary), oligomenorrhea and secondary amenorrhea and underwent hormonal assessment at NHRC immunoassay laboratory, from January 2010 to December 2012 were included in the study.
[USA] Aug 30( ANI ): Chemotherapy may cause acute amenorrhea leading to early menopause in women with lung cancer, according to a new study.
We aimed to analyze the survival effects of CIA according to different molecular subtypes of premenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer regarding development of amenorrhea due to adjuvant chemotherapy treatment.
The researchers found that amenorrhea was achieved by 47.2, 58.3, and 1.8 percent of patients in the ulipristal 5 mg and 10 mg, and placebo groups, respectively.
Another PCOS variant worthy of discussion is highlighted in the case of post-contraceptive amenorrhea. This clinical presentation is discussed within the context of this article because of the importance of timely recognition and treatment, and high likelihood for being easily misdiagnosed.
The patient was given the medroxyprogesterone acetate challenge test for suspected secondary amenorrhea and returned for follow-up, after 1 month.
These results compared with amenorrhea rates of 0%-8% for women on placebo (P less than .0001 for all values).
Possible causes of amenorrhea include pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid abnormalities, hyperprolactinemia, primary ovarian insufficiency, or hypogonadal amenorrhea, typically stimulated by the first instance of anorexia, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, or a gluten intolerance.
A 24-year-old female was referred to our office for assessment of second amenorrhea for 6 months and recurrent cough and expectoration.
Notably, amenorrhea does not only occur among patients with hyperprolactinemia, but also among premenopausal patients with normal blood prolactin levels, even when using multi-acting receptor targeted antipsychotics (MARTAs), which have an extremely low probability of causing amenorrhea.
A 12-year and 8-month-old female patient presented with primary amenorrhea, absent breast development, axillary and pubic hair.
Chromosomal translocations constitute one of the most important, yet uncommon, causes of primary amenorrhea and gonadal dysgenesis.
For example, stopping the pill can lead to amenorrhea for up to a year and women who breastfeed may not have periods until they stop.
[USPRwire, Sun Jan 17 2016] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Amenorrhea Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Amenorrhea clinical trials scenario.