Which disorders with are the most prevalent causes of secondary amenorrhea?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Kristi A Tough DeSapri, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Disorders associated with a low or normal FSH, which account for 66% of cases of secondary amenorrhea, include the following: [21]

  • Weight loss/anorexia

  • Nonspecific hypothalamic

  • Chronic anovulation including PCOS

  • Hypothyroidism

  • Cushing syndrome

  • Pituitary tumor, empty sella, Sheehan syndrome


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