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Endocrine disorders Stress Anovulation Anatomical abnormalityAnovulationA twenty-seven-year old comes in to see you for a consultation. She has been in a committed relationship for five years now and wants to become pregnant. She is seeking information on the menstrual cycle and her "fertile period." Her cycle is every twenty-eight days and is regular; she and her partner have used condoms consistently to avoid pregnancy. Which of the following would be most valuable to her initially?A patient is coming to the clinic for a follow-up of some diagnostic testing that she had done. When you review the chart, you find that she now has findings consistent with a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).You recall that PCOS is characterized by which of the following?A nurse practitioner is participating in a women's health fair. When educating the women about risk factors for breast cancer, which of the following statements is incorrect?
An eighteen-year-old patient presents with secondary amenorrhea. On physical exam, there is normal secondary sex characteristics in addition to the appearance of normal genitalia. Pregnancyhas been ruled out through urine human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). Which of the following signs or symptoms would necessitate further evaluation in this patient?Elevated blood cholesterol levels Androgen deficiency Galactorrhea HirsutismGalactorrheaA fifty-one-year-old postmenopausal patient presents with renewed onset of vaginal bleeding. Shehad not menstruated for more than one year. Physical examination, including abdominal and pelvic examination appears grossly normal. Your initial treatment for this patient would include which of the following?It is known that a woman who is menopausal has an increased risk of heart disease. Which of the following lipid changes occur with estrogen withdrawal in menopause?