Study of endometrial pathology in abnormal uterine bleeding

Author: 
Shajitha S., Sangeereni M and Mallika A

Background: Abnormal uterine bleeding is one of the commonest complaints in women and when it occurs without organic lesions like tumor, inflammation, it is called as dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Aim of current study was to find out the histopathological pattern of endometrium in Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB).
Methods: A prospective study of 50 perimenopausal women with complaint of AUB with age group ranging from 40-51years, those attending to the department of gynecology at. Rajah Muthiah Medical College and Hospital from 2015-2017. Clinical examination between parameters were analyzed. All the patients were subjected to dilatation of curettage and endometrial samples were subjected to histopathology examination.
Results: Out of 50 women, 62% belonged to the age group 40-45 years and 66% patients presented with menstrual complaints of menorrhagia which accounts for the common menstrual complaint. Most common type of endometrial pattern is proliferative endometrium, which accounts of about 60%.
Conclusion:
1. In perimenopausal women AUB is most commonly dysfunctional in orgin.
2. This study helps us to individualize treatment protocols between medical and surgical intervention.

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324-326
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