polymenorrhea

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polymenorrhea

[¦päl·i‚men·ə′rē·ə]
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She suffered from intermittent periods of oligomenorrhea with subsequent polymenorrhoea for more than a year with recently worsened menorrhagia.
In contrast, in the criteria of PCOS that included ovulatory dysfunction (polymenorrhoea, amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea), clinical and/or biochemical evidence of hyperandrogenism was not confirmed (VPA did not increase the incidence of PCOS compared to other anticonvulsants) [19].
Females with endocrine disorders, menorrhagia, oligomenorrhoea and polymenorrhoea were excluded.
Results: Forty seven percent of patients presented with menorrhagia 28% presented with metrorrhagia 13% patients were having complaints of polymenorrhoea and 5% patients presented with dysmenorrhea and 7% had oligomenorrhoea after tubal ligation.
Rural women of Maharashtra reported a high level of gynaecologieal morbidity (92 per cent), which included menstrual disorders such as oligomenorrhoea (22.4 per cent), polymenorrhoea (0.8 per cent), menorraghia (15.1 per cent), dysmenorrhoea (57.4 per cent) and irregular periods (12.82 per cent).
[3] Women with abnormal uterine bleeding most commonly present in the gynaecological outpatient department with menorrhagia, polymenorrhoea, oligomenorrhoea, metrorrhagia and intermenstrual bleeding.
As for female respondents, majority of them were sure that abnormalities in menstrual cycle like amenorrhoea 132(88%), polymenorrhoea 86(57%), irregular menstrual cycle 83(55%) menorrhagia 72(48%), and menstrual cramps 46(31%) are the leading causes of infertility among women.
Followed by polymenorrhoea (4%), which correlates with study conducted by Sasritha Agarwal et al with 3.6% of girls reporting polymenorrhoea and 3% of girls had secondary amenorrhoea which is similar to study by Karout et al [11] with prevalence of 5.1%; 30% of girls were absent to school or college due to menstrual problems like dysmenorrhoea and PMS despite 65% of girls having dysmenorrhoea only 8% had consulted physician for treatment.
(4) It is reported that abnormal uterine bleeding pattern occurs in different ways like oligomenorrhoea, polymenorrhoea, menorrhagia and amenorrhea.
Abnormal Menses Terminology Term Interval Duration Amount Menorrhagia Regular Prolonged Excessive Metrorrhagia Irregular Prolonged Normal Menometrorrhagia Irregular Prolonged Excessive Polymenorrhoea Regular (but Normal Excessive < 21 days) Hypomenorrhoea Regular Normal or less Less Oligomenorrhoea Infrequent or Variable Scanty irregular Amenorrhoea Absent No menses for Absent 90 days Definition of Menorrhagia on Broader Aspect
Other complaints recorded were bleeding per vaginum, polymenorrhoea, discharge with bleeding per vaginum.
[5] Defects in clotting factors (such as decreased levels of factors VII, VIII, IX and XI) that occur in hypothyroidism may also contribute to polymenorrhoea and menorrhagia.