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49 Possible Causes for Primary Amenorrhea, Sparse to Absent Axillary and Pubic Hair

  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

    Breast development occurs but pubic and axillary hair development is sparse or absent. When menses fails to occur a remedy is sought.[hawaii.edu] After birth, differential diagnosis should be performed using other forms of abnormal sexual differentiation of primary amenorrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We report a case of a 14-year-old girl with primary amenorrhea and phenotypic as well as hormonal features of complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS), who[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

    Karyotypic male individuals with CAIS have unambiguously female external genitalia, sparse or absent axillary and pubic hair, a blindly-ended vagina (which may be shortened[humpath.com] Abstract Primary amenorrhea in 46,XY females can be due to complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS), pure gonadal dysgenesis, 17-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A detailed family history identified further potentially affected members (on the basis of primary amenorrhea), who were also included in the study.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism

    […] or absent facial, axillary, pubic, or body hair Gynecomastia Decreased muscle mass and strength Decreased physical endurance Small testes and penis Diminished libido Loss[emedicine.com] She is a 20-year-old tall, eunuchoid female referred for evaluation of primary amenorrhea. Spontaneous thelarche occurred at the age of 15 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was a 19-year-old female who presented the nIHH phenotype with primary amenorrhea, cleft lip and palate, mixed hearing disorders, and skeletal malformations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary or Secondary Amenorrhea

    […] to absent pubic and axillary hair, and well-developed breasts with immature nipples and hypopigmented areolae. 29 On physical examination, gonads may be palpable in the inguinal[glowm.com] Amenorrhea, Secondary. MedscapeReference.com. Amenorrhea, Primary.[medicinenet.com] […] or absent pubic and axillary hair, and a blind vaginal pouch; and 5-alpha reductase deficiency, which is characterized by partially virilized genitalia. 1 In these conditions[aafp.org]

  • Primary Amenorrhea

    […] or absent pubic and axillary hair, and a blind vaginal pouch; and 5-alpha reductase deficiency, which is characterized by partially virilized genitalia. 1 In these conditions[aafp.org] Primary amenorrhea is the absence of menarche.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: Eighteen patients out of 30,000 patients were diagnosed as having primary amenorrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Secondary Amenorrhea

    […] to absent pubic and axillary hair, and well-developed breasts with immature nipples and hypopigmented areolae. 29 On physical examination, gonads may be palpable in the inguinal[glowm.com] Amenorrhea, Secondary. MedscapeReference.com. Amenorrhea, Primary.[medicinenet.com] […] or hypothyroidism will cause primary amenorrhea this will have a 46XY genotype with partial/complete inability to respond to androgens (testosterone) have primary amenorrhea[quizlet.com]

  • Uterine Hypoplasia

    […] scalp hair and absent facial, axillary and pubic hair.[jpma.org.pk] Symptoms & Types Symptoms may include: Failure to start having periods at puberty ( primary amenorrhea ) Abdominal pain A small or no vaginal opening Infertility Diagnosis[texaschildrens.org] It is the second most common cause of primary amenorrhea after gonadal dysgenesis. Isolated agenesis or hypoplasia of the uterus is very rare.[iranradiology.com]

  • Isolated Follicle Stimulating Hormone Deficiency

    Such patients have poor muscle development, a high-pitched voice, inadequate phallic and testicular growth, a small scrotum, sparse pubic and axillary hair, and absent body[msdmanuals.com] Abstract Primary amenorrhea was observed in a 40-year-old woman with a proportionate female habitus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To the Editor: In 1972, Rabin et al. described the case of an Israeli woman with primary amenorrhea due to an isolated deficiency of follicle-stimulating hormone. 1 They “[nejm.org]

  • Acquired Premature Ovarian Failure

    […] to absent pubic and axillary hair, and well-developed breasts with immature nipples and hypopigmented areolae. 29 On physical examination, gonads may be palpable in the inguinal[glowm.com] A high thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) result suggests the amenorrhea is due to primary hypothyroidism and should be followed with fT4 analysis.[clinicaladvisor.com] Turner syndrome) represent the major cause of primary amenorrhea associated with ovarian dysgenesis.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Leydig Cell Hypoplasia

    Such patients have poor muscle development, a high-pitched voice, inadequate phallic and testicular growth, a small scrotum, sparse pubic and axillary hair, and absent body[merckmanuals.com] One patient was the offspring of consanguineous parents and 2 siblings presented as women with a lack of breast development and primary amenorrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case: Thirty six years old patient, referred for evaluation of primary amenorrhea.[endocrine-abstracts.org]

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