Management of amenorrhea

Johannes D Veldhuis

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-56
Number of pages17
JournalHospital Practice
Issue number11 A
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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