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Evaluation and management of menstrual dysfunction in athletes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2407876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The prevalence of menstrual dysfunction is greater among athletes than in the general population. Many factors undergo change during the course of an athletic training program and any or all of these may contribute to disturbances in menstrual cyclicity. All athletes with oligomenorrhea, amenorrhea, or menarcheal delay require thorough evaluation to rule out serious pathological conditions, since the diagnosis of exercise-associated menstrual dysfunction can be made only by excluding other etiologic factors. Most athletes who have these problems should be treated to prevent undesirable sequelae.
Authors:
M Shangold; R W Rebar; A C Wentz; I Schiff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JAMA     Volume:  263     ISSN:  0098-7484     ISO Abbreviation:  JAMA     Publication Date:    1990 Mar 23-30
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-04-04     Completed Date:  1990-04-04     Revised Date:  2014-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501160     Medline TA:  JAMA     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1665-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amenorrhea / etiology,  therapy
Anovulation / etiology,  therapy
Exercise
Female
Humans
Luteal Phase / physiology
Menstruation Disturbances / etiology,  therapy*
Oligomenorrhea / etiology,  therapy
Risk Factors
Sports*

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