oligomenorrhea


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oligomenorrhea

[‚äl·ə·gō‚men·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally infrequent menstruation.
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The plants that identified as the most commonly medication to induce menstrual bleeding in women with oligomenorrhea may used single or with other plants.
In an uncontrolled study, Vitex reduced elevated prolactin levels in 80% of 34 women with hyperprolactinemia at a dosage of 30-40 mg per day for one month and improved symptoms of a variety of menstrual disorders including secondary amenorrhea, cystic hyperplasia of the endometrium, deficient corpus luteum function, metrorrhagia, polymenorrhea and oligomenorrhea (Bone 2003).
The menstrual cycle was significantly longer in the oligomenorrhea group (78 days), compared with the secondary amenorrhea group (67 days), reported Dr.
Revised criteria for this diagnosis mandate that two of the following be present: oligomenorrhea or anovulation, clinical or laboratory evidence of androgen excess and polycystic ovaries on ultrasound.
women with oligomenorrhea and polycystic-appearing ovaries on ultrasonography but no evidence of hyperandrogenism do not have PCOS," wrote the society's seven-person task force of international experts (J.
In addition, physicians should closely monitor women on valproate, and should look for signs of PCOS including oligomenorrhea, acne, and hirsutism, Dr.
Oral contraceptives significantly change body composition in female athletes with oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea but have little immediate effect on physical performance, according to a study.
Menstrual-related disorders, including amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, delayed menarche, luteal phase deficiency, and anovulation, are often associated with intense training, low body weight, low body fat, poor nutrition, decreased caloric intake, an immature hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal/adrenal axis, and elevated levels of circulating glucocorticoids from stress and exercise.
The diagnosis of PCOS was determined by presence of two or more following conditions of Rotterdam criteria; oligo-ovulation or anovulation (manifested as oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea), hyperandrogenemia (elevated levels of circulating androgens), hyperandrogenism (clinical manifestations of androgens excess) and polycystic ovaries detected by ultrasonography (20).
The most common characteristics of PCOS are anovulation or infrequent ovulation usually resulting in amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea, hirsutism and/ or acne, multiple ovarian cysts, infertility, and obesity.
The diagnosis of PCOS was based on all 3 diagnostic criteria of the Rotterdam consensus, namely clinical and biochemical evidence of hyperandrogenemia (Ferriman-Gallwey score >8 and free androgen index >8, respectively), oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea, and polycystic ovaries on transvaginal ultrasound (20).