"Menopause, Premature" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Menopause, Premature" by people in Profiles.
Association between body mass index and surgical menopausal symptoms in patients with early stage endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2019 04; 153(1):123-126.
A manifesto on the preservation of sexual function in women and girls with cancer. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug; 213(2):166-74.
Adverse health outcomes in women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol. N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 06; 365(14):1304-14.
Increased risk of cognitive impairment or dementia in women who underwent oophorectomy before menopause. Neurology. 2007 Sep 11; 69(11):1074-83.
Increased risk of parkinsonism in women who underwent oophorectomy before menopause. Neurology. 2008 Jan 15; 70(3):200-9.
Hysterectomy, menopause, and estrogen use preceding Parkinson's disease: an exploratory case-control study. Mov Disord. 2001 Sep; 16(5):830-7.