Secondary amenorrhea: Diagnostic approach and treatment considerations.


Journal Article

Disruptions in the menstrual cycle are a common complaint in primary care and women's health. Irregular or absent menstrual periods should trigger an evaluation to identify the root cause. This article discusses secondary amenorrhea and provides a systematic approach to its diagnostic evaluation, with referral considerations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pereira, K; Brown, AJ

Published Date

  • September 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 42 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 34 - 41

PubMed ID

  • 28832422

Pubmed Central ID

  • 28832422

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-8662

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-1817

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.npr.0000520832.14406.76


  • eng