Journal article

Non-chromosomal, non-iatrogenic premature ovarian failure in an adolescent population: A case series

Melissa Cameron, Sonia Grover, Paddy Moore, Yasmin Jayasinghe

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT GYNECOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2008

Abstract

STUDY OBJECTIVE: To review a cohort of patients with non-chromosomal, non-iatrogenic premature ovarian failure (POF) presenting to the Gynaecology Clinic of the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. DESIGN: Case series SETTING: The Department of Gynaecology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. PARTICIPANTS: Adolescent patients with non-chromosomal, non-iatrogenic premature ovarian failure RESULTS: Seventeen patients with non-chromosomal, non-iatrogenic POF were identified between 1990 and 2006. The average age at the time of diagnosis was 16.1 years. 58.8% (10/17) presented with primary amenorrhea, 23.5% (4/17) with secondary amenorrhea and 17.6% (3/17) with oligomenor..

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