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Synonyms for amenorrhea

absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow

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A 24-year-old female was referred to our office for assessment of second amenorrhea for 6 months and recurrent cough and expectoration.
Balanced Reciprocal Translocation t(X;1) in a Girl with Tall Stature and Primary Amenorrhea.
The proposita, 24 year-old female with the complaint of primary amenorrhea, was referred to Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic Diseases, Osmania University for cytogenetic evaluation in the year 2013.
18% had oligomenorrhea, followed by 14% with polymenorrhea and 6% with amenorrhea.
Pregnancy is an obvious consideration with amenorrhea.
Approximately 1 year later, the patient presented with continuing amenorrhea and complained of mood swings and depression as well as easy bruising and hirsutism.
8-10) In Sub-Saharan Africa, both events can be substantially delayed: Women typically breast-feed their babies for up to two years, which lengthens their period of amenorrhea, and in Middle and West Africa, women abstain from intercourse for extended periods of time after a birth.
In particular, primary amenorrhea can be diagnosed if a patient has normal secondary sexual characteristics but no menarche by 16 years of age.
If the function of night waking is to prolong lactational amenorrhea, and uninterrupted sleep has countervailing benefits, then waking would be maladaptive for infants whose mothers do not respond by nursing.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 27, 2014-Therapeutics Inc begins Phase 3 clinical trial of TX 12-002-HR for treating secondary amenorrhea in women
M2 PHARMA-January 27, 2014-Therapeutics Inc begins Phase 3 clinical trial of TX 12-002-HR for treating secondary amenorrhea in women
4,7,8) The position stand states that the three spectrums occur on a sliding scale ranging from optimal energy availability, eumenorrhea, and optimal bone mineral density to low energy availability with or without an eating disorder, functional hypothalamic amenorrhea, and osteoporosis respectively.
But when amenorrhea (skipping a period for at least three months) combines with poor nutrition and intense exercise, it puts dancers' bone health at risk.
Amenorrhea is a common side effect of treatment with antipsychotic medication that can affect both the fertility and compliance of female patients with schizophrenia.