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Oligomenorrhoea is defined as infrequent menstruation characterized by a cycle length between 6 weeks and 6 months.
Differential Diagnosis[edit | edit source]
- Resistant Ovary Syndrome
- Premature Ovarian Failure
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Turner's Syndrome
- Cervical stenosis
- Kallmann's Syndrome
- Prolactin Secreting Adenomas
- Disorders of thyroid function
Diagnosis[edit | edit source]
The diagnosis of oligomenorrhoea is made using the following clinical skills:
References[edit | edit source]
O'Connor, J. Pathology 2nd ed. Mosby. Edinburgh. 2002.
McCarthy, A & Hunter, B (2003) Master Medicine: Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2nd ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunder