oligomenorrhea


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oligomenorrhea

[‚äl·ə·gō‚men·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally infrequent menstruation.
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of poor ovarian response criteria set out in NICE guideline to classify women presenting with infertility and oligomenorrhea as having occult premature ovarian insufficiency.
13] In the present study, it was observed that most common menstrual irregularity was oligomenorrhea.
An important cause of menstrual disturbance including oligomenorrhea, amenorrhea, polymenorrhea and menorrhagia is due to abnormal thyroid profile which can lead to irregularities in estrogen, prolactin and gonadotropin releasing hormone as well as pulsatile release of LH.
Women over 40 years of age may experience oligomenorrhea associated with the perimenopause.
At late menarche, in absolute majority of girls, regular menstrual cycle did not start for a long time; in one-third of them, the rare and/or scanty menstruation is stored until childbearing age, and in such cases primary oligomenorrhea was diagnosed.
The condition is defined by clinical and/or biochemical hyperandrogenism, oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea, and the presence of ovarian cysts or increased ovarian volume on ultrasound.
5,10) Amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea is uncommon with this method and rarely leads to discontinuation.
PCOS is characterized by hyperandrogenism, oligoanovulation, and oligomenorrhea and has been reviewed extensively by P.
Metabolic cardiovascular disease risk factors in women with self-reported symptoms of oligomenorrhea and/or hirsutism: Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study.
Some common causes of infertility are anovulation, luteal phase deficiency (LPD), amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Etiology of Oligomenorrhea in Iranian traditional medicine:
Also, a patient with an ectopic pregnancy tends to have oligomenorrhea before the amenorrhea.