Menopause

  • Gonadotrophins remain elevated after menopause for Rest of life
  • Average age range of attaining menopause is 45 - 55 years
  • A 35 years old lady is not having her menses for last 4 months. She has high serum FSH and LH level with low estradiol. The likely cause is Premature menopause
  • Predisposing factors for endometrial carcinoma is Late menopause
  • Carcinoma vulva is seen in Seen after menopause and Viral predisposition
  • There may be an increase in FSH secretion by the pituitary gland in menopause
  • Systemic vasomotor instability may be present in menopause
  • There is a decrease in skin elasticity in menopause
  • The symptoms of menopause are best treated with Oestrogen
  • Late menopause is risk factor for breast ca 
  • Osteoporosis is seen in menopause 
  • High progesterone, High estrogen & Low FSH are seen in menopause 
  • Menopause may cause prolapse of cervix
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