Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Eating disorders or female athlete triad
  • Emotional or physical stress
  • Postcontraception with depot medroxyprogesterone
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Idiopathic premature ovarian failure
  • Postchemoradiation ovarian failure
  • Chromosomal abnormality (Fragile X carrier, Turner syndrome mosaic)
  • Nonclassic congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Hypothyroidism

Uncommon

  • Malnutrition or chronic disease state
  • Empty sella syndrome
  • Sheehan syndrome (postpartum pituitary necrosis)
  • Postencephalitis
  • Androgen-producing ovarian tumor
  • Autoimmune premature ovarian failure
  • Androgen-producing adrenal tumor
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Asherman syndrome
  • Drug-induced

Contributors

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Meir Jonathon Solnik

Associate Professor

Director

Division of Urogynecology

Director

Center for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles

CA

Disclosures

MJS reports that he is a consultant for Medtronic, and he is on the advisory boards at AbbVie and Allergan.

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Professor

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Vice Chairman

Reproductive Sciences

Director

Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

PA

Disclosures

JSS declares that he has no competing interests.

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