hematometra


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hematometra

[‚he·məd·ō′me·trə]
(medicine)
Accumulation of blood in the uterus.
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One case was a 55-year-old woman who presented with pain and hematometra.
Hematometra was present in 25% of the 44 women who had a hysterectomy because of pain and in 2% of the 25 women who had a hysterectomy because of bleeding.
Outflow tract obstruction of any cause--including a didelphic uterus or other uterine anomalies, vaginal septum, hematometra, renal agenesis, or imperforate hymen--is associated with extensive endometriosis that is typically reversed upon establishing a patent outflow tract.
McCausland's presentation documented another set of complications of post total ablation intrauterine contracture, including bleeding in the cornual area, causing cornual hematometra.
Events that have been reported following completion of the procedure include mild to moderate cramping and pelvic pain for most patients, which may be severe during the intra-operative period and immediate post-operative period, nausea and vomiting, and endometritis, perforation and hematometra.
Delayed complications included two hematometra due to cervical cicatrix 4-6 weeks from surgery, which was managed by dilation under ultrasound guidance.