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.

amenorrhoea

absence of menstruation. primary amenorrhoea when the menstrual periods have not started by the appropriate age. secondary amenorrhoea when periods stop after they have been established. See also female athletic triad.

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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Determinants of recovery from amenorrhoea in premenopausal breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy in the taxane era.
Although this appears to be the case when judged by withdrawals because of adverse reactions in the three arms of the trial, adverse reactions were more frequent in the verum group and the risk of amenorrhoea still appears to be present.
Regular low to moderate physical activity is therefore advised, rather than intense exercises which can induce hypothalamic amenorrhoea, particularly in young pre-menopausal women.
Prevention of bone loss in women with premature menopause or secondary amenorrhoea, and in women with osteopenia who are at risk of fracture.
Primary amenorrhoea is most frequently due to the late onset of puberty and the most common reason for secondary amenorrhoea is pregnancy.
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.
Leaves of this plant are used as stimulant, diuretic and in the treatment of various diseases like rheumatism, gout, palsy and amenorrhoea (12).
It has a number of potential adverse reactions, including weight gain, acne, amenorrhoea, masculinisation with hirsutism, voice change, reduction in breast size and teratogenicity.
The most common reason for discontinuing is an altered bleeding pattern, though amenorrhoea is common.
Amenorrhoea is usually related to insufficient production of estradiol, so substances with estrogenic properties may be used to promote menstruation.
However, she reported an eight-week history of amenorrhoea and beta-human chorionic gonadotrophin assay confirmed pregnancy.