Other Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) FAQs

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

Citations

  1. Trans-NIH Fragile X Research Coordinating Group and Scientific Working Groups. (2008). National Institutes of Health Research Plan on Fragile X Syndrome and Associated Disorders. Rockville, MD: NIH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from https://www.nichd.nih.gov/sites/default/files/publications/pubs/Documents/nih_fragilex_research_plan_2009.pdf (PDF 440 KB)
  2. Mayo Clinic. (nd). Primary ovarian insufficiency. Retrieved December 22, 2021, from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/premature-ovarian-failure/symptoms-causes/syc-20354683 external link
  3. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. (2010). Committee opinion no. 469: Carrier screening for fragile X syndrome. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 116, 1008–1010.
  4. American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). (2008). Assisted Reproductive Technologies: A Guide for Patients. Birmingham, AL.
  5. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2003). Do I have premature ovarian failure (POF)? Retrieved February 25, 2012.
  6. Mayo Clinic. (nd). Primary ovarian insufficiency: Diagnosis and treatment. Retrieved December 22, 2021, from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/premature-ovarian-failure/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354688 external link
  7. Nelson, L. M. (2009). Primary ovarian insufficiency. New England Journal of Medicine, 360, 606–614.
  8. American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). (2008). Assisted Reproductive Technologies: A Guide for Patients. Birmingham, AL.
  9. ASRM. (2006). Third party reproduction (sperm, egg, and embryo donation and surrogacy): a guide for patients. Birmingham, AL.

 

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