Flashcards in Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Deck (16)
Greater than 7 days or more than 80 ul of uterine bleeding occuring at regular intervals
Uterine beeding that occurs at irregular but frequ3nt intervals
Prolonged uterine bleeding occuring at irregular but frequent intervals
When uterine bleeding occurs at intervals of less than 21 days
Bleeding of variable amounts occuring between regular menstrual periods
The three most common GYN complaints
pelvic pain, vaginal discharge, uterine bleeding
Abnormal uterine bleeding divided into two categories
2) Dysfunctional- things relating to the HPA (pypothalamic Pituitary axis
AUB related to pregnancy can be caused by
1) Implantation bleeding
3) Molar Trophoblastic
DES exposure can be a cause of abnormal vaginal bleeding because it may cause what
clear cell vaginal CA
Which type of cancer is most common in the cervix?
AUB related to drug effects?
Any drug that affects the liver's metabolism of estrogen or production of clotting factors..ok
What are the kinds of pts that you would want to make sure and do an edometrial biopsy on due to their risk of having cancer?
Pts over the age of 35
Pts with risk factors such as obesity (>90 kg), infertility, nulliparity (No offspring), family history of colon cancer, any other cause of excess estrogen
Treatment of AUB
Premarin- IV Estrogen
You definitely would not want to give Estrogen to someone with ER Breast cancer or history of DVT
Quickest way to stop acute bleeding surgically
Dilation and Curetage...
It is rarely curative however but is recomended in pts with higher risk of endometrial neoplasia