It is possible that the main title of the report Amenorrhea, Primary is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Amenorrhea is the absense of menstrual periods. The term "primary amenorrhea" is used if periods have never started in females aged 16 or older. It is a rare gynecological disorder. Regular menstruation usually begins (menarche) within two years of the onset of puberty. Absence of menses by age 16-18 constitutes Primary Amenorrhea.
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