Clinical practice. Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea.

  title={Clinical practice. Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea.},
  author={Catherine M. Gordon},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={363 4},
Copyright © 2010 Massachusetts Medical Society. A 16-year-old girl presents for evaluation of secondary amenorrhea. Her menarche was at the age of 12 years. Since she started running for exercise and sport at the age of 14 years, her menstrual periods have become lighter and less frequent. Her last menstrual period was 6 months ago. She has lost 2.3 kg (5 lb) over the past 3 months and reports a 2-week history of right foot pain. She typically runs 10 km (6 mi) per day, at least five times per… CONTINUE READING
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