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Menstrual problems of the adolescent.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Postgraduate medicine
Publication Date
Volume
60
Issue
4
Pages
183–187
Identifiers
PMID: 1019064
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Pubertal changes occur at a constant rate and in a particular sequence; deviations are indicative of possible menstrual problems. Such problems include precocious puberty, amenorrhea, menstrual irregularity, cramps, and premenstrual tension. Of those patients with menstrual irregularity, 10% to 15% will have chronic conditions requiring lifelong treatment.

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