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hypermenorrhea

 [hi″per-men″o-re´ah]
excessive menstruation; causes include uterine tumors, pelvic inflammatory disease, abnormal conditions of pregnancy, and endocrine disturbances. It may cause anemia. Called also menorrhagia.

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men'ō-rē'ă), Do not confuse this word with polymenorrhea.
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

menorrhagia

(mĕn′ə-rā′jē-ə)
n.
Abnormally heavy or extended menstrual flow.

men′or·rha′gic (-jĭk) adj.

menorrhagia

(1) Abnormally heavy bleeding during normal menses intervals, but which lasts longer than usual.
(2) An excessive menstrual flow.

menorrhagia

Gynecology Excessive uterine bleeding at the regular menstrual times lasting longer than usual

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men-ŏr-ē'ă)
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia, menostaxis, hypermenorrhoea.
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

menorrhagia

Abnormally heavy and prolonged MENSTRUAL PERIODS. This is often due to an excessive buildup of the womb lining (the ENDOMETRIUM) but may be due to a spontaneous abortion or FIBROID TUMOURS. Cancer of the endometrium usually causes irregular bleeding, rather than menorrhagia. The condition can often be treated with the contraceptive pill.

Menorrhagia

Excessively heavy menstrual flow with cycles of normal length. It is also called hypermenorrhea.

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men-ŏr-ē'ă)
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia, menostaxis, hypermenorrhoea.
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]
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Tests to diagnose von Willebrand's disease were suggested, this being the most common coagulopathy in menorrhagic patients.
Clinical suspicion for an underlying bleeding disorder in menorrhagic patients will not only help in its early diagnosis but will also have important implications in management of antepartum and postpartum hemorrhage of future pregnancies.
Wilkansky et al also reported the prevalence of 22% of early hypothyroidism in menorrhagic women.
CONCLUSION: This prospective study was aimed at evaluating thyroid dysfunction in patients with DUB in all age groups most importantly in menorrhagic patients and treat them medically by referring to a physician thereby avoiding unneccessary surgery.
Present study had greater frequency between 31-50 years (90.3%) age group similar to studies by Ashraf T et al [14], and Begum S et al [7] whereas in contrast Hafiz R et al [15] observed that affected females were a decade lesser 20-40 years of age possibly since they included only menorrhagic patients with fibroid.