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Perimenopause MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Perimenopause
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.157.500.562
G08.686.841.249.500.562
Unique ID
D047648
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047648
Scope Note
The transitional period before and after MENOPAUSE. Perimenopausal symptoms are associated with irregular MENSTRUAL CYCLE and widely fluctuated hormone levels. They may appear 6 years before menopause and subside 2 to 5 years after menopause.
NLM Classification #
WP 580
Previous Indexing
Climacteric (1980-2004)
Menopause (1982-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see CLIMACTERIC 2002-2004, see PREMENOPAUSE 1995-2001
History Note
2005; use CLIMACTERIC 2002-2004, use PREMENOPAUSE 1995-2001
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Perimenopause Preferred
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