hypermenorrhea


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Related to hypermenorrhea: hypomenorrhea, polymenorrhea

hypermenorrhea

[¦hī·pər‚men·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
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The patient attended the physician office one month after surgery reporting the persistence of hypermenorrhea. A type II submucous fibroid measuring 2 cm in the posterior uterine wall was found by transvaginal ultrasound, and reported Hb value was 10.2 g/dl.
Among battery plant and capacitor factory workers, 52 lead-exposed female workers were found to have a higher prevalence of menstrual abnormalities, including polymenorrhea or hypermenorrhea and spontaneous abortion, than 62 controls randomly sampled from plant workers in non-lead-production departments (Tang and Zhu 2003).
After surgery, all women (100%) had regular menstruationt after a median time of 30 days (range 2-60 days); overall, 7 (30.4%) had increased dysmenorrhea responsive to medical treatment, 1 (4.4%) had hypermenorrhea, 2 (8.7%) premenstrual spotting and 7 (30.4%) recurrent vaginitis.
Hypermenorrhea was identified in two PAPS patients (8.7%) but was not seen in the controls (p=0.07).
Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) includes menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding), metrorrhagia (bleeding in between menses) and hypermenorrhea (menses too long).
A group of misleading terms commonly used to describe AUB were eliminated from the FIGO nomenclature system, including "dysfunctional uterine bleeding," "menorrhagia," "hypermenorrhea," "menometrorrhagia," " polymenorrhagia," and "metrorrhagia."
(18.) These medical conditions include, but are not limited to: amenorrhea, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, dysmenorrhea, hypermenorrhea, endometriosis, hirsutism in females, ovarian hyperandrogenism, and polycystic ovary syndrome.