oligomenorrhea


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Noun1.oligomenorrhea - abnormally light or infrequent menstruation
menses, menstruation, catamenia, menstruum, period, flow - the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
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ol·i·go·men·or·rhe·a

n. oligomenorrea, deficiencia en la menstruación.
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There is evidence that obese PCOS women have more severe hyperandrogenism and a significantly higher incidence of anovulatory cycles, oligomenorrhea and/or hirsutism compared to normal weight ones (12) and weight has an effect on the levels of androgens (13), adiponectin, and visfatin (14).
PCOS is characterized by hyperandrogenism, oligoanovulation, and oligomenorrhea and has been reviewed extensively by P.
Etiology of Oligomenorrhea in Iranian traditional medicine:
3 of them also stated that they have been amenorrheic since 6 months after DMPA, and 5 of them mentioned oligomenorrhea.
A female patient with PCOS has androgen excess (male hormones), oligomenorrhea (very infrequent menstruation), and infertility, because the follicle does not attach.
Previously, oligomenorrhea in exercising women was seen as a symptom of menstrual disorders, secondary in response to metabolic perturbations due to extreme energy deficit (often seen in endurance runners and associated with leanness) (Rosetta et al.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common gynecological disorder characterised by hypergonadotrophism, hirsutism, obesity, oligomenorrhea and is commonly associated with infertility (D'Hooghe 2002).
A large proportion of adolescent girls suffer from various gynecological problems, particularly menstrual irregularities such as menorrhagia, polymenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, and dysmenorrhea.
Treatment of hirsutism, hyperandrogenism, oligomenorrhea, dyslipidemia, and hyperinsulinism in nonobese, adolescent girls: effect of flutamide.
Conditions associated with a risk of osteoporosis and fractures in people with HIV Lifestyle choices or habits More than three alcohol drinks daily, dietary calcium deficiency, methadone/ opiates, physical inactivity, tobacco use Hypogonadal states Early menopause, low testosterone in men, premenopausal oligomenorrhea Other endocrine disorders Adrenal insufficiency Hematologic disorders Hemophilia, sickle cell disease Pulmonary diseases Emphysema Medications Antiretrovirals, glitazones, glucocorticoids, proton pump inhibitors, excess thyroxine Miscellaneous Chronic metabolic acidosis, chronic infection, chronic kidney disease, depression, vitamin D deficiency Source: McComsey et al.