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Premature ovarian failure
ICD-10 E28.3
ICD-9 256.31
DiseasesDB 9441
MeSH D016649

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Differentiating Premature ovarian failure from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Electrocardiogram | X Ray | CT | MRI | Ultrasound | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

Related Chapters

Impaired Ovarian Reserve

Premature Menopause

External links

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, NICHD Information Resource Center, Do I have Premature Ovarian Failure? NIH pub. No. 03-5159, August 2003. You can order free copies by calling 1-800-370-2943, and it’s also available for download at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/pof/upload/premature_ovarian_failure.pdf

National Institutes of Health/ Premature Ovarian Failure website http://eclipse.nichd.nih.gov/nichd/deb/geuPOF/resources.htm

Current POF Clinical trials via the NIH recruiting patients http://www.clinicaltrials.gov and search “premature ovarian failure”

"What's The Best Approach To Spontaneous Premature Ovarian Failure?", by Dr. Lawrence Nelson, Principal Investigator at NIH for POF research studies/clinical trials. http://pof.nichd.nih.gov/Contemp_ObGyn_2004_POF.pdf

Women with premature menopause at increased risk for potentially fatal adrenal condition-early diagnosis can lead to effective treatment, NIH News Release. http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/aug2002/nichd-30.htm. Nelson, L., 2002.

Irregular periods in young women could be warning sign for later osteoporosis, NIH News Release. http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/may2002/nichd-29.htm. Nelson, L., 2002.

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