DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for amenorrhea

Amenorrhea [DOID:13938]

Amenorrhoea (BE), amenorrhea (AmE), or amenorrhœa, is the absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age. Physiological states of amenorrhoea are seen during pregnancy and lactation (breastfeeding), the latter also forming the basis of a form of contraception known as the lactational amenorrhoea method. Outside of the reproductive years there is absence of menses during childhood and after menopause.

Synonyms:  amenorrhea,  DOID:13938,  Amenorrhea (finding),  Amenorrhea NOS (finding),  Amenorrhoea ...

Linkouts:  OMIM