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Menstrual disorders

Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Edited by Ippokratis Sarris, Susan Bewley and Sangeeta Agnihotri

in Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199218479
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753169 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199218479.003.0012

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Menstrual disorders

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Physiology of the menstrual cycle - Basic anatomy - Heavy menstrual bleeding—menorrhagia - Management of heavy menstrual bleeding - Fibroids and endometrial polyps - Management of fibroids - Hysteroscopy - Endometrial ablation - Causes of amenorrhoea - Clinical evaluation and management of amenorrhea - Polycystic ovary syndrome - Premenstrual syndrome

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Menstrual dysfunction in adolescence (see Section 2.8) - Dysfunctional uterine bleeding and dysmenorrhoea in adolescence (see Section 2.9) - Dysmenorrhoea (see Section 13.1) - Hysterectomy (see Sections 13.6 and 13.7)

Chapter.  8865 words. 

Subjects: Gynaecology

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