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Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

"Primary Ovarian Insufficiency" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Cessation of ovarian function after MENARCHE but before the age of 40, without or with OVARIAN FOLLICLE depletion. It is characterized by the presence of OLIGOMENORRHEA or AMENORRHEA, elevated GONADOTROPINS, and low ESTRADIOL levels. It is a state of female HYPERGONADOTROPIC HYPOGONADISM. Etiologies include genetic defects, autoimmune processes, chemotherapy, radiation, and infections.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Primary Ovarian Insufficiency" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Primary Ovarian Insufficiency" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 69 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2013
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