Clinical Case Database / Category: Patient Management
Investigation and management of secondary amenorrhoea
Fadi Alfhaily, MBChB, MSc, DFFP, MRCOG, Busola adeyomo, M.B.B.S,
Foundation Years Journal, volume 5, issue 5, p.60 (123Doc Education, London, June 2011)
Regular monthly menstruation is a phenomenon of modern society. Most people associate monthly menstrual loss with functioning fertility hence absence or cessation of menstruation will get most women concerned and seek medical explanation and a possible solution to their problem.
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Fadi Alfhaily, MBChB, MSc, DFFP, MRCOG
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist,
Colchester University Hospital
NHS Foundation trust
Busola adeyomo, M.B.B.S,
Specialist Trainee in obstetrics and gynaecology,
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2. Hillary O.D. Critchley. Amenorrhoea and oligomenorrhoea, and hypothalamic dysfunction. Gynaecology 3rd edn. 2003.
3. Tarannum Master-Hunter & Diana L Heilman. Amenorrhea: Evaluation and Treatment, April 15, 2006, Volume 73, Number 8 American Family Physician.
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