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Menopause, Premature MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Menopause, Premature
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.500.056.630.250
C12.100.250.056.630.250
G08.686.157.500.500
G08.686.841.249.500.500
Unique ID
D008594
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008594
Scope Note
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.
See Also
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MENOPAUSE 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under MENOPAUSE 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Menopause, Premature Preferred
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