Virology & Mycology

Virology & Mycology
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0517

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Rossella Gaudino

Department of Surgical Sciences, Dentistry, Gynecology and Pediatrics, Pediatric Division, University of Verona, Verona, Italy

  • Short Communication   
    Chronic Respiratory Diseases and Age at Menarche: A Short Communication
    Author(s): Sarah Dal Ben*, Rossella Gaudino, Paolo Cavarzere, Sonia Volpi, Franco Antoniazzi, Attilio Boner and Giorgio Piacentini

    As underline in our recent report entitled “Delayed age at menarche in chronic respiratory diseases”, during the routinely checkup clinicians should obtain accurate information and screen all the predictor factors for delayed puberty in adolescents with cystic fibrosis and asthma. Several studies have suggested that inflammation influences the reproductive function in chronic respiratory disease. Age at Menarche (AAM) is an important indicator of physiological development in women and delayed AAM has been associated with chronic illnesses. The aim of this commentary was reviewed the literature, reporting relevant and recent data about factors that influence AAM in adolescents with chronic respiratory diseases. Age At Menarche (AAM) is a major Darwinian parameter influencing the reproductive fitness of our species. It has a strong genetic determinants and it is in.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0517.21.10.199

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