Review Article
Volume 10 Issue 11 - 2021
Understanding Basic Concepts of Premature Ovarian Failure
Mona Sharma1* and Ashutosh Halder2
1Additional Professor, Department of Reproductive Biology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
2Professor and Head, Department of Reproductive Biology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
*Corresponding Author: Mona Sharma, Additional Professor, Department of Reproductive Biology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.
Received: July 29, 2021; Published: October 12, 2021


Premature ovarian failure (POF) is a condition characterized by hypergonadotropic hypoestrogenic amenorrhea in women under the age of 40 years. Most cases of POF remain idiopathic despite of various etiologies described. Women with POF often complain of menstrual problems, infertility and menopausal symptoms. This review highlights the basic concepts needed to understand etiopathogenesis, clinical and therapeutic aspects of POF.


Keywords: Reproductive Health; Ovarian Failure; FSH; Oocyte Atresia


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