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- Absence of Menstruation, Primary
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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