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Normal menstruation and its disorders 

Normal menstruation and its disorders
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Normal menstruation and its disorders
Author(s):

Sally Collins

, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

, Kevin Hayes

, Simon Jackson

, and Lawrence Impey

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199698400.003.0015
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date: 06 March 2021

Physiology of the menstrual cycle

Menstrual disorders: amenorrhoea

Menstrual disorders: oligomenorrhoea

Menstrual disorders: dysmenorrhoea

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding: scope of the problem

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding: diagnosis and investigations

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding: medical management

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding: surgical management

Premenstrual syndrome: overview

Premenstrual syndrome: management

The menstrual cycle involves the coordinated hormonal control of the endometrium allowing pregnancy or regular shedding (periods). Peptide hormones from the hypothalamus and pituitary direct the ovary to produce steroid hormones (HPO axis), which in turn control the endometrium (see ...

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