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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In conclusion, a model of Asherman's syndrome was proposed in the rabbit and uterine fibrosis was observed in the intact curettage group.
Prevalence of Asherman's syndrome after secondary removal of placental remnants or a repeat curettage for incomplete abortion.
Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cell (BMDSC) transplantation improves fertility in a murine model of Asherman's syndrome.
The diagnosis and management of Asherman's syndrome developed after cesarean section and reproductive outcome.
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.
To analyze the causative factors of Asherman's syndrome, history of curettage (post-partum or for miscarriage) and any uterine surgery was recorded.
3% of patients, no obvious cause for Asherman's syndrome was found.
Preoperative sonographic measurement of endometrial pattern predicts outcome of surgical repair in patients with severe Asherman's syndrome.
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:
37, 8 Ectopic production Breastfeeding Breast stimulation Hypothyroidism Medications Empty sella syndrome Pituitary adenoma Autoimmune Chemotherapy Galactosemia Genetic 17-hydroxylase deficiency syndrome Idiopathic Mumps Pelvic radiation Chronic liver disease Chronic renal insufficiency Diabetes Immunodeficiency Inflammatory bowel disease Thyroid disease Severe depression or psychosocial stressors Acromegaly Androgen-secreting tumor (ovarian or adrenal) Cushing's disease Exogenous androgens Polycystic ovary syndrome Thyroid disease Asherman's syndrome Cervical stenosis TABLE 4: Causes of secondary amenorrhea in study group.