secondary amenorrhea


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sec·on·dar·y a·men·or·rhe·a

amenorrhea in which the menses appeared at puberty but subsequently ceased.

secondary amenorrhea

Gynecology A condition in which menstruation begins at the appropriate age but stops for 6+ months without usual causes–eg, pregnancy, lactation or menopause Etiology Excessive exercise, body fat content < 15%, extreme obesity, emotional stress, busulfan, chlorambucil, cyclophosphamide, phenothiazines, oral and other contraceptives–eg, Norplant, Depo-Provera, D&C. See Amenorrhea.

sec·on·dar·y a·men·or·rhe·a

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē ā-men'ŏr-ē'ă)
Amenorrhea in which the menses appeared at puberty but subsequently ceased.
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Common complaints and symptoms at diagnosis by gender in hyperprolactinemia patients Females n=206 (%) Males n=27 (%) Menstrual irregularities 83 (40.2) Headache 13 (48.1) Headache 58 (28.1) Gynecomastia 4 (14.8) Galactorrhea 54 (26.2) Short stature 4 (14.8) Secondary amenorrhea 27 (13.1) Blurred vision 4 (14.8) Weight gain 20 (9.7) Convulsions 4 (14.8) Incidental finding 18 (8.7) Visual feld defect 3 (11.1) Primary amenorrhea 13 (6.3) Weight gain 2 (7.4) Blurred vision 10 (4.8) Incidental finding 2 (7.4) Hirsutism 6 (2.9) Delayed puberty 2 (7.4) Infantile spasm 6 (2.9) Infantile spasm 1 (3.7) Table 3.
Secondary amenorrhea was considered when menstruation has previously occurred but then stopped for a period of [greater than or equal to] 6 consecutive months.
Cyclical dydrogesterone in secondary amenorrhea: results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study.
The most common underlying cause of secondary amenorrhea is pregnancy.
Healthcare company Therapeutics Inc (NYSE MKT:TXMD) reported on Friday the launch of the SPRY Trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of TX 12-002-HR for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea in women.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 27, 2014-Therapeutics Inc begins Phase 3 clinical trial of TX 12-002-HR for treating secondary amenorrhea in women
The reproductive factors were age and type of menopause [premature (<40 years of age), natural, or surgical], number of live births, and primary or secondary amenorrhea (>one year).
Four years prior to examination the patient was diagnosed with secondary amenorrhea from her medical physician.
Additionally, problems affecting the pituitary gland (such as elevated levels of the hormone prolactin) or thyroid (including hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism) may cause secondary amenorrhea. This condition can also occur if you've had an ovarian cyst or had your ovaries surgically removed.
Poor eating habits could contribute to secondary amenorrhea, characterized as no menses for three or more months, which weakens your bones and is the leading cause of stress fractures.
The product is indicated for the treatment of secondary amenorrhea due to a decrease in progesterone as well as in conjunction with estrogen-containing medications in postmenopausal women with a uterus.