"Menopause, Premature" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Menopause, Premature" by people in Profiles.
Tham YL, Sexton K, Weiss HL, Elledge RM, Friedman LC, Kramer RM. The adherence to practice guidelines in the assessment of bone health in women with chemotherapy-induced menopause. J Support Oncol. 2006 Jun; 4(6):295-8, 304.