Menstruation – absent

Alternative Names

Missed periods; Lack of menses; Periods – missed; Amenorrhea

Definition of Menstruation – absent

Absent menstruation means no menstrual flow, or period. Absent menstruation may be:


David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. – 6/16/2010

Absence of menstruation (amenorrhea)
Primary amenorrhea
Secondary amenorrhea

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