cryptomenorrhea


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cryptomenorrhea

 [krip″to-men″o-re´ah]
the occurrence of menstrual symptoms without external bleeding, as in imperforate hymen.

cryp·to·men·or·rhe·a

(krip'tō-men'ō-rē'ă),
Occurrence each month of the general symptoms of the menses without any flow of blood, as in cases of imperforate hymen.
[crypto- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

cryp·to·men·or·rhe·a

(krip'tō-men-ŏr-ē'ă)
Occurrence each month of the general symptoms of the menses without any flow of blood, as in cases of imperforate hymen.
Synonym(s): cryptomenorrhoea.
[crypto- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]
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It results in primary amenorrhea, cryptomenorrhea, cyclic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhoea apareunia, and dyspareunia.
In TAH, the youngest was 21 years, with tubo -ovarian mass and pyoperitoneum; history revealed laparotomy at 15 years of age for cryptomenorrhea and maldeveloped uterus.
At puberty, when the uterus begins to menstruate, in the absence of a communicating channel between the uterus and vagina, the blood will remain hidden behind the obstruction and will cause a condition known as cryptomenorrhea. In patients with cervical agenesis, menstrual blood will collect inside the uterus and reflux along the fallopian tube into the peritoneal cavity; pelvic endometriosis is a possible complication.