Early ovarian failure (POI) is the loss of ovarian function before the age of 40, even during adolescence.
Premenopausal symptoms such as night sweats, vaginal dryness, decreased sexual desire and amenorrhea begin to be experienced.
By Arantxa Pérez Garrido M.D. (gynecologist), Cristina Mestre Ferrer B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Laura García de Miguel M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 09/15/2022