amenorrhoea


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amenorrhoea

(ā-mĕn′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of amenorrhea.

a·men′or·rhoe′ic, a·men′or·rhoe′al adj.

a·men·or·rhe·a

(ā-menŏ-rēă)
Absence or abnormal cessation of the menses.
Synonym(s): amenorrhoea.
[G. a- priv. + mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

amenorrhoea

The absence of menstruation. This is normal before puberty and after the menopause. During the reproductive years, the commonest causes are pregnancy and LACTATION, but it can be caused by a number of hormonal and other disorders.

a·men·or·rhe·a

(ā-menŏ-rēă)
Absence or abnormal cessation of the menses.
Synonym(s): amenorrhea.
[G. a- priv. + mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]
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The second case presented with a normal female phenotype at the age of 15 years with short stature, primary amenorrhoea, and hypergonadotropic hypogonadism.
[36,37] Endocrinological effects like Amenorrhoea and lactation were seen in amisulpride group and had been seen in previous studies.
With regard to the impact of amenorrhoea at individual and societal levels it has been shown that patients with untreated secondary amenorrhea are at higher risk in developing major depressive and/or anxiety disorder [4].
When she began to feel uneasy, she told the hostel warden about the amenorrhoea. The warden informed the mother, who took her to a local hospital where the pregnancy was confirmed.
Symptoms include amenorrhoea, morning sickness, tender breasts, and weight gain.
Possible symptoms and complications of eating disorders are acne, xerosis, amenorrhoea, tooth loss, cavities, constipation, diarrhea, lanugo, water retention or edema, scurvy, cardiac arrest, hypokalemia, telogen effluvium, osteoporosis, kidney failure, brain atrophy, electrolyte imbalance, pellagra, hyponatremia, suicide and death.
Its main clinical presentation is primary amenorrhoea in the presence of normal secondary sexual characteristics.
In female athletes, excessive physical exercise may lead to disorders, including delay in the onset of puberty, amenorrhoea and premature osteoporosis.
It provides some basic information about lactational amenorrhoea method (LAM) contraception and describes what the barriers are to it being routinely offered as a contraceptive option.
For the purpose of this study menstrual dysfunction included a history of secondary amenorrhoea (defined as the absence of three or more consecutive menstrual periods at any time since menarche) and/or primary amenorrhoea (defined as the absence of menstruation by age 15).
15 years old unmarried girl came to Gynaecology outpatient department complaining of primary amenorrhoea, gradual swelling of the external genitalia since 12 years of age and hoarseness of voice since last month.