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Is amenorrhea a common sign of ovarian dysfunction?
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Dr. James Chu
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In brief: Lack of periods
Amenorrhea refers to the condition of 'lacking menstrual periods'.
The causes of amenorrhea can be broadly categorized into either 1. Ovarian/reproductive tract dysfunction (anatomic obstruction, pregnancy, menopause, pcos, androgen excess, or others) or 2. Pituitary/hypothalamic gland problems in brain (high prolactin, athletic amenorrhea, pituitary mass, traumatic injury to brain, etc).

In brief: Lack of periods
Amenorrhea refers to the condition of 'lacking menstrual periods'.
The causes of amenorrhea can be broadly categorized into either 1. Ovarian/reproductive tract dysfunction (anatomic obstruction, pregnancy, menopause, pcos, androgen excess, or others) or 2. Pituitary/hypothalamic gland problems in brain (high prolactin, athletic amenorrhea, pituitary mass, traumatic injury to brain, etc).
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