Descriptor in English: Amenorrhea
Descriptor in Spanish: Amenorrea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Amenorreia
Descriptor in French: Aménorrhée
Entry term(s): Amenorrhea, Postpartum
Postpartum Amenorrhea
Postpartum Amenorrheas
Tree number(s): C23.550.568.500
Scope note: Absence of menstruation.
Annotation: "postpartum amenorrhea" is indexed under AMENORRHEA (IM) + PUERPERIUM (IM) & not LACTATION unless lactation is particularly discussed
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Oligomenorrhea MeSH
DeCS UI: 571
Descriptor UI: D000568
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/09
Amenorrhea - Preferred
Concept UI M0000887
Scope note Absence of menstruation.
Preferred term Amenorrhea
Postpartum Amenorrhea - Narrower
Concept UI M0000888
Preferred term Postpartum Amenorrhea
Entry term(s) Amenorrhea, Postpartum
Postpartum Amenorrheas

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