Chapter 18. Delayed Puberty in Girls and Primary and Secondary Amenorrhea

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Alan D. Rogol

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch18

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Rogol, A. D. (2007) Delayed Puberty in Girls and Primary and Secondary Amenorrhea, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255



  • delayed puberty;
  • amenorrhea;
  • gonadotropic signal;
  • radiologic studies;
  • hormones


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Normal pubertal development

  • Hormonal Control of Puberty in the Female

  • Gonadotropins

  • Primary Amenorrhea without Sexual Development

  • Management

  • Pathologic Variations in Growth and Adolescent Development

  • Primary Amenorrhea with Sexual Development

  • Malignancies and Radiation Therapy or Chemotherapy

  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndromes and other Disorders of Androgen Action

  • Secondary Amenorrhea

  • Challenges for Future Research

  • References