ea0041gp63 | Clinical Case Reports | ECE2016
, Moniz Catarina
, Vasconcelos Carlos
Introduction: Premature ovarian insufficiency is characterized by precocious depletion of ovarian follicles, associated with amenorrhea, hypoestrogenism and high gonadotropin levels. It afflicts 1% of the female population and in 5% cases it is due to X chromosome abnormalities.Case report: A 22 year old previously healthy female, presented to the Endocrinology Clinic due to amenorrhea. She had no family history of amenorrhea, her menarche was at age 11 ...