Common menstrual problems in adolescence.

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Summary of "Common menstrual problems in adolescence."

Many girls tell their general practitioners and paediatricians about problems with their periods. This article focuses on a practical approach to managing menorrhagia, dysmenorrhoea, oligomenorrhoea and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and reviews the literature on this topic.

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Name: Archives of disease in childhood. Education and practice edition
ISSN: 1743-0593
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