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Chapter 2 - Clinical Features of the Menopause/Postmenopause

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 June 2020

Nicholas Panay
Affiliation:
Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital, London
Paula Briggs
Affiliation:
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Gabor T. Kovacs
Affiliation:
Monash University, Victoria
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Summary

Before considering the various symptoms potentially attributable to the ‘menopause’, let us define the terminology.

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Print publication year: 2020

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