hypomenorrhea


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hypomenorrhea

[¦hī·pō‚men·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
A deficient amount of menstrual flow at the regular period.
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Out of 120 girls, frequency and percentages of common menstrual problems like oligomenorrhea, menorrhagia (profuse bleeding), oligo--hypomenorrhoea, metrorrhagia (break through bleeding), hypomenorrhea (scanty bleeding), polymenorrhea were 21(17.5%), 32(26.7%), 32(26.7%), 22(18.3%), 8(6.6) and 5(4.2%) respectively.
In addition to infertility, menstrual symptoms comprised the presenting symptoms in 30 patients (i.e., hypomenorrhea in 21 patients and amenorrhea in nine patients) [Table 1].
During treatment, 4% of patients showed GI upset and 3% had hypomenorrhea. Coagulation profile was essentially normal.27
Results: The prevalence of menstrual irregularities was high in obesity compared with those with normal body fat and particularly oligomenorrhea, amenorrhea, and hypomenorrhea had statistically significant increase in obese students.
"Light" was considered as hypomenorrhea, while "heavy and very heavy" as menorrhagia in this study.
(1) These endocrine changes could induce traits found in most women with pseudocyesis, such as hypomenorrhea or amenorrhea, diurnal or nocturnal hyperprolactinemia (or both), and galactorrhea.
Out of 32 patients of preoperative hypomenorrhea, 16 had normally developed menstrual pattern while menstrual flow was attained in 10 out 16 preoperative amenorrhea patients (Table 5).
Most patients achieved hypomenorrhea or eumenorrhea.
Menstrual cycle disorder N % Premenstrual syndrome 40 71.4 Dysmenorrhea 37 66.1 Hypomenorrhea 22 39.3 Oligomenorrhea 20 35.7 Amenorrhea 15 26.8 Menometrorrhagia 13 23.2 Metrorrhagia 11 19.6 Polymenorrhea 8 14.3 TABLE 4: Association between disorders in pregnancy and being on a GFD, Italy, 2008.
These studies suggest that, by suppressing ovulation and inducing a state of hypomenorrhea or amenorrhea, the risk of recurrence of endometriosis and its symptoms can be significantly reduced.
San Diego Bureau Results of Thermal Balloon Endometrial Ablation Follow-Up Amenorrhea Hypomenorrhea 6 months (n = 321) 61% 22% 12 months (n = 289) 48% 27% 18 months (n = 193) 42% 31% 24 months (n = 132) 39% 35% 36 months (n = 91) 38% 35% Source: Dr.