Menopause physical examination

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Rahmah Al-Edresi, M.D.[2]


Women with menopause are usually well-appearing. Common physical examination of women with menopause include elevated blood pressure, hot flushes, weight gain, change of breast size, vaginal atrophy, external genital organs become thinner. In premature menopause, Signs of Turner syndrome, and Signs of Fragil X syndrome.

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General Appearance:

Women with natural menopause usually well appearing.

Vital Signs:.

Face Sign:

Genital Signs:[2]

Premature menopause signs:[3]

Other sign:[5]


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  2. Cagnacci A, Xholli A, Sclauzero M, Venier M, Palma F, Gambacciani M; et al. (2019). "Vaginal atrophy across the menopausal age: results from the ANGEL study". Climacteric. 22 (1): 85–89. doi:10.1080/13697137.2018.1529748. PMID 30601037.
  3. Nelson LM (2009). "Clinical practice. Primary ovarian insufficiency". N Engl J Med. 360 (6): 606–14. PMC 2762081.
  4. del Ghianda S, Tonacchera M, Vitti P (2014). "Thyroid and menopause". Climacteric. 17 (3): 225–34. doi:10.3109/13697137.2013.838554. PMID 23998691.
  5. den Tonkelaar I, Peeters PH, van Noord PA (2004). "Increase in breast size after menopause: prevalence and determinants". Maturitas. 48 (1): 51–7. doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2003.10.002. PMID 15223108.

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