premenarchal

premenarchal

 [pre″mĕ-nar´k'l]
occurring before establishment of menstruation.
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premenarchal

(prē″mĕ-năr′kăl) [″ + Gr. men, mouth, + arche, beginning]
The time prior to the first menstrual period (i.e., prior to menarche).
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She was premenarchal, with maternal menarche at 18 years.
Torsion usually occurs infrequently in premenarchal girls.
Premenarchal athletic injury to the breast bud as the cause for asymmetry: prevention and treatment.
Bober, "Tamoxifen as first-line treatment in a premenarchal girl with juvenile breast hypertrophy," Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, vol.
The report does not recommend premenarchal suppression in these patients, because doing so can interfere with normal bone growth.
A 12-year-old premenarchal girl presented with backpain due to dystrophic NF1 left thoracic kyphoscoliosis (Figure 1(a)).
The first group of premenarchal patients aged from 3 to 7.5 years undergoing polychemotherapy without GnRH analogs; the age of the second group of postmenarche women who received GnRH analogs before polychemotherapy was 14.7-20 years; the third group were postmenarchal patients aged 15.9 to 20 years who received polychemotherapy without GnRH analog.
Juvenile-type granulosa ovarian cancers occur mainly in premenarchal girls and comprise roughly 5% of all granulosa cell tumors.
MD, a 13 years old premenarchal girl presented with dull aching pain in the lower abdomen for the last 3 months along with a gradually increasing generalised swelling of the abdomen.
Ovarian cysts are common in premenarchal girls: a sonographic study of 101 children 2-12 years old.
A total of 16.7% (n = 33) of girls with AIS were premenarchal when their curvature was detected and 165 were post menarchal, with a mean of 1.4 years (0.2 to 4.0) since menarche.