Abstract

This paper reviews basic concepts of menstrual disorders in adolescents beginning with an overview of menstrual physiology followed by consideration of various abnormal menstrual patterns: amenorrhea (primary and secondary), dysfunctional uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea (primary and secondary), and premenstrual syndrome.

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Publication Date

2012

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Published in International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health, v. 5, no. 4, p. 357-378.

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