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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Eiman Ghaffarpasand, M.D. [2]


There are no specific X-ray findings associated with amenorrhea. There are no X-ray findings associated with most common causes of amenorrhea, like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and premature ovarian failure. However, an X-ray may be helpful in the diagnosis of delayed puberty.

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16 years old girl with growth hormone insufficiency - Case courtesy of Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk, via


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