Chapter

Gynaecology

Judith Collier, Murray Longmore and Keith Amarakone

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties

Ninth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2013 | ISBN: 9780199591183
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742606 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591183.003.0003

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Gynaecology

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History and examination - Sexual health - Gynaecological anatomy - Genital abnormalities - Uterine retroversion - Female genital cutting/mutilation - Normal menstruation - Defining menstrual abnormalities - Amenorrhoea - Polycystic ovaries - Menorrhagia - Premenstrual syndrome - The menopause and hormone replacement therapy hrt) - Termination of pregnancy - Miscarriage (spontaneous abortion) - Recurrent miscarriage - Ectopic pregnancy - Gestational trophoblastic disease - The vulva - Vulval lumps and ulcers - The cervix - Cervical carcinoma - The uterus - Vaginal carcinoma - Fibroids in pregnancy - Endometrial carcinoma - Endometrial sampling - Ovarian tumours in pregnancy - Postmenopausal ovarian tumours - Ovarian carcinoma - Vaginal discharge - Pelvic infection - Endometriosis - Prolapse - Subfertility: causes, tests, treatment - Male subfertility - Contraception - The ideal contraceptive - Intrauterine contraceptive device - Emergency contraception - Hormonal contraception (the Pill) further details - Depot, implant, patch, and ring contraception - Sterilization - Urinary malfunction - Voiding difficulty - Gynaecological surgery - Pelvic pain - Dyspareunia - Ovarian hyperstimulation

Chapter.  32725 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gynaecology

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