oligomenorrhea


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oligomenorrhea

[‚äl·ə·gō‚men·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally infrequent menstruation.
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Oligomenorrhea and galactorrhea were the most common symptoms of macroadenoma in a study of 13 cases (10 female) (21).
Females who were registered in Gynecology and Obstetrics department of Shaikh Zayed Hospital for infertility (either primary or secondary), oligomenorrhea and secondary amenorrhea and underwent hormonal assessment at NHRC immunoassay laboratory, from January 2010 to December 2012 were included in the study.
The patients' PCOS diagnoses were based on the 2003 Rotterdam criteria.[9] Each patient met at least two of the following criteria: (1) oligomenorrhea and/or chronic anovulation; (2) clinical and/or biochemical hyperandrogenism; and (3) polycystic ovary morphology on ultrasound scan following the exclusion of Cushing's syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, androgen-secreting tumor, and other related disorders.
CHICAGO -- It's a good idea to look for eating disorders in young, athletic women who present with oligomenorrhea; they are at high risk for them and can be helped with estrogen replacement, especially with a patch, according to investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
Exercise-associated clinical menstrual dysfunction (MD) may be classified either as functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (FHA) or oligomenorrhea (20).
Here, we present a case in which hyperprolactinemia and oligomenorrhea developed after the initiation of bupropion treatment and serum prolactin levels decreased to normal range after the treatment was discontinued.
Moreover, it would be informative to determine whether the gut microbiome of women diagnosed with PCOS using the criteria of oligomenorrhea and polycystic ovaries is distinct from that of women diagnosed with the other subtypes of PCOS that include hyperandrogenism."
The common manifestations include hypertension, diabetes mellitus, central obesity, proximal muscle wasting and weakness, hirsutism, red-purple striae, and oligomenorrhea in women [4].
It is reported that, in patients receiving tamoxifen, women with oligomenorrhea sometimes have high levels of estradiol [11] and that no relation between estradiol levels and endometrial thickness was found [12], and amenorrhea is an insufficient parameter to define menopausal status, similar to our findings.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is very common in women with subfertility and oligomenorrhea [1-3].
However, Cushing's syndrome is rare in pregnant women because hypercortisolism and hyperandrogenism suppress gonadotropin secretion and leads to amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea in most cases.
The main presenting symptom of the condition is amenorrhea but due to residual function of ovarian follicles, around half of the women have oligomenorrhea and spontaneous ovulations (4).