Abnormal uterine bleeding can usually be explained by the presence of one or more conditions.
Possible explanations for abnormal uterine bleeding:
(2) atrophic endometrium
(4) dysfunctional bleeding (anovulatory cycles, inadequate luteal phase)
(5) endometrial hyperplasia
(7) hormonal therapy (oral contraceptives, estrogen replacement, progestin therapy)
(9) polyp (endometrial , endocervical)
(10) pregnancy complications
(11) uterine malignancy
The prevalence for each of these varies with age, depending on whether the woman is:
(1) an adolescent
(2) adult in reproductive years
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Specialty: Obstetrics & Gynecology