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Descriptor English:   Menopause, Premature 
Descriptor Spanish:   Menopausia Prematura 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Menopausa Precoce 
Synonyms English:   Premature Menopause  
Tree Number:   C13.351.500.056.630.250
G08.686.157.500.500
G08.686.841.249.500.500
Definition English:   The premature cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) when the last menstrual period occurs in a woman under the age of 40. It is due to the depletion of OVARIAN FOLLICLES. Premature MENOPAUSE can be caused by diseases; OVARIECTOMY; RADIATION; chemicals; and chromosomal abnormalities. 
See Related English:   Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
 
History Note English:   91(75); was see under MENOPAUSE 1975-90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
DE drug effects EH ethnology
GE genetics IM immunology
ME metabolism PH physiology
PX psychology RE radiation effects
UR urine  
Record Number:   22244 
Unique Identifier:   D008594 

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