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What is the rate of incidence for primary amenorrhea?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Primary amenorrhea is not a very common condition. Dysfunction in the hypothalmus, resulting in primary amenorrhea, has been seen in as many three percent of North American teenage girls, but the majority of those cases do resolve on their own without medical intervention.

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