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hematometra

 [he″mah-to-me´trah]
an accumulation of menstrual blood in the uterus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

he·ma·to·me·tra

(hē'mă-tō-mē'tră, hem'ă-),
A collection or retention of blood in the uterine cavity.
Synonym(s): hemometra
[hemato- + G. mētra, uterus]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

he·ma·to·me·tra

(hē'mă-tō-mē'tră)
A collection or retention of blood in the uterine cavity.
Synonym(s): hemometra, haematometra.
[hemato- + G. mētra, uterus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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McCausland's presentation documented another set of complications of post total ablation intrauterine contracture, including bleeding in the cornual area, causing cornual hematometra. In his patients, this complication occurred 3-7 years after endometrial ablation.
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