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400 Possible Causes for Secondary Amenorrhea

  • Menopause

    BACKGROUND: It is reported that women in developing countries reach menopause earlier compared to developed countries. This seems to be due to underestimation of age at menopause as pre-menopause women who will reach menopause at older ages are commonly excluded in cross-sectional settings. In this study, we[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    ENDOCRINE – Cirrhosis leading to gynecomastia and testicular atrophy, amenorrhea/infertility. Alcohol can also cause hypoglycemia in alcoholics.[errolozdalga.com] ONCOLOGY – alcohol predisposes to multiple cancers, most notably Hepatocellular carcinoma (secondary to cirrhosis), also ENT and esophageal cancers (synergistic with smoking[errolozdalga.com]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    She was advised to visit the endocrinology department for secondary amenorrhea and endocrine survey.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patient 4 had prepubertal overgrowth that evolved into pseudo-acromegaly, insulin resistance, secondary amenorrhea, and androgen excess at 15.6 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of PCOS include changes in the menstrual cycle, such as: Not getting a period after you have had one or more normal ones during puberty ( secondary amenorrhea ) Irregular[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemochromatosis

    Abstract Hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) is the most common genetic disease in Caucasians which is characterized by an increased intestinal iron absorption, resulting into a progressive accumulation of iron in organs including liver, heart, and pancreas, leading to their progressive dysfunction. Hepatocellular[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Abstract We describe an HIV-infected patient initiated on combined antiretroviral therapy (cART) who subsequently developed immune restoration disease (IRD) hyperthyroidism-this case represents one of five such patients seen at our center within the past year. Similar to previous reports of hyperthyroidism due[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    She had secondary amenorrhea for nine weeks. Transvaginal ultrasonography revealed normal empty uterus and right interstitial ectopic pregnancy with viable embryo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tubal Pregnancy

    Secondary amenorrhea varies, as nearly half of women with tubal pregnancies have some spotting at the time of their expected menses and thus do not realize they are pregnant[symptoma.com]

  • Weight Loss

    All patients developed secondary amenorrhea and 80% of 243 patients were young, unmarried women.[dl.ndl.go.jp] The cessation of the normal menstrual cycle caused by rapid loss of weight was defined as amenorrhea due to weight loss.[dl.ndl.go.jp]

  • Graves Disease

    Although Graves' disease and systemic sclerosis are both autoimmune disorders, their relationship is rarely reported. We present the case of a Filipino woman with goitre and thyrotoxic signs and symptoms. Diagnosed with Graves' disease at the outpatient clinic, she took antithyroid medications and underwent[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Prolactinoma

    In women of reproductive age, the symptoms are typically oligomenorrhea or secondary amenorrhea, galactorrhea, and sterility, followed by decreased libido, dry vaginal mucosa[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] amenorrhea.[symptoma.com] […] prolactine (PRL) levels, which should not be measured soon after pregnancy and always combined with pregnancy test in female patients, as pregnancy itself might be a cause of secondary[symptoma.com]

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