Amenorrhea Medical Question

Amenorrhea Medical Question

A 26 year old woman has had menses once every 4-6 months since age 16. Menarche occurred at age 12 years and she had regular 28 day cycles until she joined the high school track team when she was 16 years old. She now runs 25 to 35 miles per week. She eats a healthy diet. She is 168 cm (5 ft 5 in) tall and weights 59 kg (130 lb); BMI 21 kg/m2. This woman has an increased risk of developing which of the following?

A) Endometriosis
B) Ovarian cancer
C) Anorexia nervosa
D) Osteoporosis
E) Vitamin B12 deficiency

 

References:
– National Board of Medical Examiners

 

 

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