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Oligomenorrhea



Oligomenorrhea
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 N91.5
ICD-9 626.1
DiseasesDB 14843

Oligomenorrhea is the medical term for infrequent or light menstrual periods in women of child-bearing age. Oligomenorrhea can also be a result of prolactinomas (adenomas of the anterior pituitary). May also be caused by thyrotoxicosis and Graves disease.

Additional recommended knowledge

(The medical term for a total cessation of the menstrual period is amenorrhea while unusually heavy periods are called menorrhagia)


 
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