Other Fragile X-Associated Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (FXPOI) FAQs

Basic information for topics, such as “What is it?” is available in the About FXPOI section. Answers to other frequently asked questions (FAQs) specific to FXPOI are in this section.


  1. National Fragile X Foundation. (n.d.). FXPOI. Retrieved May 11, 2012, from https://fragilex.org/understanding-fragile-x/fxpoi-primary-ovarian-insufficiency/ external link
  2. NICHD. (2006). Do I have premature ovarian failure? Retrieved May 31, 2012.
  3. Hunter, J. E., Rohr, J. K., & Sherman, S. L. (2010). Co-occurring diagnoses among FMR1 premutation allele carriers. Clinical Genetics, 77, 374-381.
  4. Sherman, S., Pletcher, B. A., & Driscoll, D. A. (2005). Fragile X syndrome: Diagnostic and carrier testing. Genetics in Medicine, 7, 584-587.
  5. Nolin, S. L., Brown, W. T., Glicksman, A., Houck, G. E., Jr., Gargano, A. D., Sullivan, A., et al. (2003). Expansion of the fragile X CGG repeat in females with premutation or intermediate alleles. American Journal of Human Genetics, 72, 454-464.
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