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Uterine Disorder

Disease Uterine


  • Presents coverage of diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy, enabling you to incorporate this technology of increasing clinical use into your practice.[books.google.com]
  • His presenting complaint was inguinal hernia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Side effects: The severity of symptoms does not always reflect the degree of endometriosis present. Only about 50% of women with endometriosis ever experience symptoms, and many women with severe endometriosis have little pain.[bigcskyline.com]
  • If severe enough scarring is present, this is known as Asherman's syndrome. This type of scarring may make it difficult or impossible for an embryo to implant in the uterus. Diagnosing Uterine scarring.[pacificfertilitycenter.com]
  • Amenorrhea Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation, usually for three or more menstrual cycles (secondary amenorrhea), or the lack of beginning menstruations by age 16 (primary amenorrhea).[gwdocs.com]
  • ) Abdominal pain Diagnosis & Tests Because the outward genitals appear normal, the condition is often not diagnosed until puberty, when a girl fails to begin having periods ( amenorrhea ) and visits her doctor.[texaschildrens.org]
  • Symptoms & Types Symptoms may include: Failure to start having periods at puberty ( primary amenorrhea ) Abdominal pain A small or no vaginal opening Infertility Diagnosis & Tests Because the outward genitals appear normal, the condition is often not[texaschildrens.org]
  • However, it is sometimes necessary to differentiate pregnancy from other causes of uterine enlargement and/or amenorrhea. The signs and symptoms are as follows: Presumptive a. Cessation of menses (amenorrhea). b. Breast changes. c.[library.med.utah.edu]
  • Several “cycles” or months of amenorrhea may precede the unexpected bleeding. The bleeding may persists for several weeks or longer, and does not stop readily. Sometimes the unexpected bleeding is the first symptom.[what-when-how.com]


  • Specifically, the patent defines an ODI is the daily administration of the SPRM for a certain period, followed by an ODI sufficient for the patient to menstruate, followed by another period of SPRM treatment.[seekingalpha.com]
  • Other treatments include hormones and surgery.[medlineplus.gov]
  • Treatment Treatment of DUB depends on the cause of the bleeding and the age of the patient. When the underlying cause of the disorder is known, that disorder is treated.[encyclopedia.com]
  • Treatment aims to relieve symptoms and to maintain the woman’s fertility. Surgery is recommended when pain is severe despite drug therapy or when large cysts or sacs containing endometrial tissue develop on the ovaries or elsewhere.[bigcskyline.com]


  • Prognosis Response to treatment for DUB is highly individual and is not easy to predict. The outcome depends largely on the woman's medical condition and her age.[encyclopedia.com]
  • Prognosis. Tubal pregnancy interferes with future reproductive ability in 50% to 60%. Recurrent tubal pregnancy ranges from 7.7% to 20%.[library.med.utah.edu]


  • Regardless of the etiology, if the bleeding persists or is massive insufficiency of blood may ensue.[what-when-how.com]
  • Etiology. Chronic PID. Tubal damage (previous surgery, endometriosis). Hormonal factors slowing ovum transport. Menstrual bleeding (unsuppressed). Tubal atony or spasm.[library.med.utah.edu]
  • At this point in research studies, the etiology or cause of Adenomyosis is unknown. We do know that women diagnosed with Adenomyosis commonly have excess levels of the hormone estrogen…which encourages the disease to spread monthly.[alternativesurgery.com]


  • Surveillance, epidemiology, and end results analysis of 2677 cases of uterine sarcoma 1989-1999. Gynecol Oncol. 2005;93:204-8. Dinh TA, Oliva EA, Fuller AF Jr., Lee H, Goodman A. The treatment of uterine leiomyosarcoma.[rarediseases.org]
  • Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology and Statistics Program.[mchb.hrsa.gov]
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  • Aetiology & Pathophysiology Adenomyosis describes the presence of endometrial tissue with the myometrium of the uterus.[teachmeobgyn.com]
  • The pathophysiology is largely unknown. Iatrogenic - hormones used for contraception or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or management of other conditions.[patient.info]


  • Because they are nonspecific, uterine infections are difficult to prevent; attention to sanitation and periparturient hygiene, especially during assisted calving, may be the best defense.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Prevention Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is not a preventable disorder. Resources OTHER "Menorrhagia." The Wellness Web. 〈 〉.[encyclopedia.com]
  • Surgery can be performed to remove endometrial tissue to prevent infertility. Endometrial tissue grows inappropriately in the abdominal cavity and ovaries.[bigcskyline.com]
  • On the other hand, progesterone does the opposite; it antagonizes estrogen, slowing down or preventing tissue growth in the uterus. Other potential culprits include genetics! Ah yes, those tiny little pieces of DNA lurking inside all your cells.[study.com]
  • Accessed 08/23/13. 4 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health. Infertility. Accessed 08/23/13.[mchb.hrsa.gov]

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