Current evaluation of amenorrhea

Fertil Steril. 2006 Nov;86(5 Suppl 1):S148-55. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2006.08.013.

Abstract

Amenorrhea is the absence or abnormal cessation of the menses. Primary and secondary amenorrhea describe the occurrence of amenorrhea before and after menarche, respectively.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Amenorrhea / blood
  • Amenorrhea / diagnosis*
  • Amenorrhea / etiology
  • Female
  • Follicle Stimulating Hormone / blood
  • Humans
  • Hyperprolactinemia / complications
  • Hypothalamic Diseases / complications
  • Menarche*
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / complications
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency / complications
  • Prolactin / blood
  • Thyrotropin / blood

Substances

  • Prolactin
  • Follicle Stimulating Hormone
  • Thyrotropin