Amenorrhea

V. E. Beshay, B. R. Carr

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Abstract

Amenorrhea is the cessation of menses. It may be physiological in nature, occurring before sexual maturity, during pregnancy, or when the age of menopause is reached. It may also be pathological in nature, which is the main focus of this article. Any patient presenting with amenorrhea should undergo a medical workup to evaluate for the etiology. Treatment is diagnosis-dependent. © 2007

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Stress
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages149-158
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780123739476
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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