Alison Woodworth, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Primary Amenorrhea due to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

At a Glance Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual blood flow. Primary amenorrhea should be considered in any patient with secondary sex characteristics who has not experienced periodic menstruation by 15 years of age or 5 years after breast development. Patients who have not developed secondary sex characteristics, especially the absence of breast development, and…

Primary Amenorrhea due to Turner Syndrome (TS)

At a Glance Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual blood flow. Primary amenorrhea should be considered in a patient with secondary sex characteristics who has not experienced periodic menstruation by 16 years of age or 5 years after breast development. Patients who have not developed secondary sex characteristics, especially the absence of breast development, and…

Primary Amenorrhea due to Hypothalamic disease

At a Glance Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual blood flow. Primary amenorrhea should be considered in any patient with secondary sex characteristics who has not experienced periodic menstruation by 15 years of age or 5 years after breast development. Patients who have not developed secondary sex characteristics, especially the absence of breast development, and…

Primary Amenorrhea due to Pituitary Disease

At a Glance Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual blood flow. Primary amenorrhea should be considered in any patient with secondary sex characteristics who has not experienced periodic menstruation by 15 years of age or 5 years after breast development. Patients who have not developed secondary sex characteristics, especially the absence of breast development, and…

Primary Amenorrhea due to Anatomical Defects

At a Glance Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual blood flow. Primary amenorrhea should be considered in any patient with secondary sex characteristics who has not experienced periodic menstruation by 15 years of age or 5 years after breast development. Patients who have not developed secondary sex characteristics, especially the absence of breast development, and…

Primary Amenorrhea due to Pure Gonadal Dysgenesis/Agenesis

At a Glance Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual blood flow. Primary amenorrhea should be considered in any patient with secondary sex characteristics who has not experienced periodic menstruation by 16 years of age or 5 years after breast development. Patients who have not developed secondary sex characteristics, especially the absence of breast development, and…

Primary Amenorrhea due to Enzymatic Deficiencies

At a Glance Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual blood flow. Primary amenorrhea should be considered in a patient with secondary sex characteristics who has not experienced periodic menstruation by 15 years of age or 5 years after breast development. Patients who have not developed secondary sex characteristics, especially absence of breast development, and have…

Primary Amenorrhea due to Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)

At a Glance Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual blood flow. Primary amenorrhea should be considered in any patient with secondary sex characteristics who has not experienced periodic menstruation by 15 years of age or 5 years after breast development. Patients who have not developed secondary sex characteristics, especially the absence of breast development, and…

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