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Reproductive Physiology, Endocrinology, and Infertility

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A woman with 50 ml menstrual loss every 40 days is said to suffer from (AIIMS NOV 2011)



A Metrorrhagia
B Menometrorrhagia

C Oligomenorrhea
D Menorrhagia

Ans. C

Oligomenorrhea

A normal menstrual blood loss is 50-80mI.

Oligomenorrhea - is the term used to describe infrequent menses. In this condition the cycle length is prolonged without affecting the duration and amount of flow.

a. The pattern of menstruation exceeds to cycle lengths exceeding 35 days

b. Metropathia - haemorrhagica - a specialized form of dysfunctional uterine haemorrhage.

c. Metrorrhagia - defined as irregular cyclical bleeding from the genital tract, the bleeding may be intermittent or continuous.

d. Polymenorrhoea or epimenorrhea, the menstrual cycle is reduced from the normal of 28 days to cycle of 2-3 weeks and remains constant at that frequency

e. Menorrhagia (Hypermenorrhea) excessive or prolonged bleeding at the normal time of menstruation.

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