Hormonsubstitution ved præmatur ovarieinsufficiens

Translated title of the contribution: Hormone replacement in premature ovarian insufficiency

Julie Isabelle Plougmann Gislinge, Cæcilie Weber Thomsen, Pernille Ravn

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Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) is defined as loss of ovarian function in women less-than 40 years. This review summarises the causes and the possible treatment options. POI can be idiopathic, caused by genetic, autoimmune, or metabolic disease, or be induced by cancer therapy or surgery. POI causes infertility, increased morbidity and mortality, and decreased quality of life. Hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) can alleviate symptoms of POI and should be initiated at diagnosis. The benefit of HRT outweighs the minor side effects in most cases and should be continued until age of natural menopause.

Translated title of the contributionHormone replacement in premature ovarian insufficiency
Original languageDanish
Article numberV01230012
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)51-54
Publication statusPublished - 8. Jan 2024


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