Whether amenorrhea is primary or secondary, identification of the 'lesion' by anatomic site permits a practical approach to etiologic diagnosis and to appropriate management. Three structural entities must be considered - the hypothalamopituitary axis, the ovaries, and the uterovaginal outflow tract. Deficits in hormone synthesis or action constitute a fourth category.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||17|
|Issue number||11 A|
|State||Published - 1988|
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