oligomenorrhea

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oligomenorrhea

[‚äl·ə·gō‚men·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally infrequent menstruation.
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In patients with hyperthyroidism, majority that is 3 out of 2 had oligomenorrhoea and the next most common was hypomenorrhoea.
In addition, there had to be one or more of the following: oligomenorrhoea, positive progesterone, withdrawal bleeding, hirsutism/acne, obesity, and Luteinizing hormone/Follicle-stimulating hormone (LH/FSH) ratio greater than 2 or raised circulating androgen, normal thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH).
In our study we found low dose TA to be relatively safe with fewer side effects like four females had oligomenorrhoea (7.
Spectrum of menstrual problems noted after tubal ligation was in the order of heavy menstrual bleeding (47%) irregular menstrual cycle (28%) polymenorrhoea (13%) dysmenorrhoea (5%) and oligomenorrhoea (7%).
Ovarian function and metabolic factors in women with oligomenorrhoea treated with metformin in a randomized double blind placebo controlled trial.
The inclusion criteria were: female patients aged 18-42 years having infertility, oligomenorrhoea / amenorrhoea, obesity, hirsutism and ultrasonographic features of PCOS according to Rotterdam criteria.
1) Similarly, the expanded definition of menstrual dysfunction to include oligomenorrhoea, luteal suppression and anovulation has seen prevalence increase from 6% to as high as 79%.
Obesity is also related to menstrual irregularities: rates of amenorrhoea, oligomenorrhoea and menorrhagia are four times higher in obese women.
21) it was found that the relative risk of irregular menstruation and oligomenorrhoea in women with upper body fat predominance was 1.
If you have a history of amenorrhoea (no * periods), oligomenorrhoea (infrequent periods), pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), or if either you or your partner has had treatment for cancer, you should also seek medical advice sooner rather than later, as you will need to be referred to a specialist.
Adapted from Palmer (1999) Oligomenorrhoea or Amenorrhoea Regular Gynaecological Review Exogenous Progesterone Regular Menses Family Planning / Birth Control Counselling / Multidisciplinary Management of Pregnancy Decreased Libido Psychosocial Investigation & Support Endocrine Evaluation [arrow down]Oestradiol [arrow up]Prolactin = Bromocriptine Trial If no response = Oestrogen Therapy Trial