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Etiology

Menopause is defined as the final episode of menstrual bleeding and occurs at a median age of 51 years. It is the consequence of depletion of ovarian follicles or of oophorectomy. The onset of perimenopause, when fertility wanes and menstrual irregularity increases, precedes the final menses by 2–8 years.

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TY - ELEC T1 - MENOPAUSE ID - 623433 ED - Fauci,Anthony S, ED - Hauser,Stephen L, ED - Jameson,J Larry, ED - Kasper,Dennis L, ED - Longo,Dan L, ED - Loscalzo,Joseph, BT - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623433/all/MENOPAUSE PB - McGraw Hill Inc. ET - 19 DB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine DP - Unbound Medicine ER -