Asherman's syndrome


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Asherman's syndrome

secondary amenorrhea in a hormonally normal woman, caused by obliteration of the endometrial cavity by adhesions that form as a result of curettage, infection, or uterine ablation.

Asherman's syndrome

The cessation of menstruation and/or infertility caused by intrauterine adhesions.
Mentioned in: Adhesions
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Historically, the use of hysterosalpingography (HSG) has been widespread in the diagnosis but hysteroscopy is now the gold standard of diagnosis and treatment of Asherman's syndrome (2).
Asherman's syndrome is a condition with a high impact on female reproduction.
However, there is scanty data in Indian scenario regarding Asherman's syndrome and its type of presentation, severity of adhesions, recurrence and impact on menstrual pattern (8-10).
The present study aimed to analyze the outcome of hysteroscopic adhesiolysis in 60 women with Asherman's syndrome by observing the stage of disease, re-establishment of cavity, post-operative menstrual pattern and pregnancy rates.
Going back home to Ipswich feeling totally numb, Sophie switched on her computer and looked up the words "adhesions, scar tissue, uterus, cervix' and found Asherman's syndrome website, www.
You could have Asherman's syndrome if you experience:
Other risk factors for placenta accreta include placenta previa with or without previous uterine surgery, prior myomectomy, prior cesarean delivery Asherman's syndrome, submucous leiomyomata, and maternal age older than 35 years.