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Adolescent Female Menstrual Disorders
International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health
  • Donald E. Greydanus, Western Michigan University
  • Shawn Sorrel, University of Kentucky
  • Hatim A. Omar, University of Kentucky
  • Colleen B. Dodich, Western Michigan University
Abstract

This paper reviews basic concepts of menstrual disorders in adolescents beginning with an overview of menstrual physiology followed by consideration of various abnormal menstrual patterns: amenorrhea (primary and secondary), dysfunctional uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea (primary and secondary), and premenstrual syndrome.

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Publication Date
1-1-2012
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Published in International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, v. 5, no. 4, p. 357-378.

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Citation Information
Donald E. Greydanus, Shawn Sorrel, Hatim A. Omar and Colleen B. Dodich. "Adolescent Female Menstrual Disorders" International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health Vol. 5 Iss. 4 (2012) p. 357 - 378
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/hatim_omar/187/