premature ovarian failure

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premature menopause

failure of cyclic ovarian function before age 40.

premature ovarian failure

The loss of ovarian function before age 40, which affects an estimated 1% of the population.

Clinical findings
Amenorrhoea, hypergonadotropinism, hypo-oestrogenism.

premature ovarian failure

Cessation of menses before age 40, often accompanied by ↑ serum gonadotropin Etiology Idiopathic, or 2º to ovarian receptor antibodies, viral infection, cytotoxic drugs, RT, etc

pre·ma·ture men·o·pause

(prē'mă-chŭr' men'ŏ-pawz)
Failure of cyclic ovarian function before age 40.
Synonym(s): premature ovarian failure.
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Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor with or without stem cell factor extends time to premature ovarian insufficiency in female mice treated with alkylating chemotherapy.
As the time passed, it was cleared that, laparoscopic surgery is not the final solution for all endometriosis patients, and even worse, in some cases induces premature ovarian insufficiency and/or poor response to ART techniques.
Premature ovarian insufficiency (loss of ovarian function in women younger than age 40), should be considered in women with secondary amenorrhea of 4 months or longer.
Previous studies reported that melatonin ensures a protective effect on premature ovarian insufficiency in ovarian and increasing ovarian follicles, decreasing follicular atresia [20-22].
While finding it promising, they say that much more research is required before this can be seen as a solution for women who experience premature ovarian insufficiency.
Data obtained from rodent studies indicate that acetaminophen may disrupt normal development of the female reproductive organs, causing symptoms similar to premature ovarian insufficiency syndrome in humans.
Catching premature ovarian insufficiency early enough may allow patients to preserve some fertility if they still have oocytes present.
This is known as early-onset menopause or premature ovarian insufficiency. If you start to have infrequent periods and any menopausal symptoms, your GP can arrange hormone level tests.
MUNICH -- A working group of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology drafted the first international guidelines for managing premature ovarian insufficiency.
Also, AMH may be used as a marker of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI).
Twenty percent of women with a premutation may experience premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), which prompts early onset of menopause.

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