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metrorrhagia

 [me″tro-ra´je-ah]
uterine bleeding, usually of normal amount, occurring at completely irregular intervals, the period of flow sometimes being prolonged.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·tror·rha·gi·a

(mē'trō-rā'jē-ă),
Any irregular, acyclic bleeding from the uterus between periods.
[metro- + G. rhēgnymi, to burst forth]
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metrorrhagia

(mē′trə-rā′jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Bleeding from the uterus not associated with menstruation.

me′tror·rha′gic (-rā′jĭk) adj.
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metrorrhagia

Irregular uterine bleeding, especially spotting of blood during the middle of the menstrual cycle.
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metrorrhagia

 Uterine bleeding at irregular intervals
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

me·tror·rha·gi·a

(mē'trō-rā'jē-ă)
Any irregular, acyclic bleeding from the uterus between periods.
[metro- + G. rhēgnymi, to burst forth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

metrorrhagia

Bleeding from the womb (uterus) other than during the normal menstrual period.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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The IC values were as follows for the PTs menstruation delayed 28.2 (95% CI, 28.03-28.44), breast tenderness 12.38 (95% CI, 12.12-12.63), dysmenorrhea 9.7 (95% CI, 9.46-9.97), nipple disorder 4.8 (95% CI, 4.20-5.39), metrorrhagia 4.2 (95% CI, 3.96-4.43), menorrhagia 1.87 (95% CI, 1.57-2.16), premenstrual syndrome 1.52 (95% CI, -0.61-1.65), and breast enlargement 1.16 (95% CI, 0.38-1.93) (Table 1).
Hence, variations in body fat result in various menstrual irregularities such as menorrhagia, hypomenorrhea, polymenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia, and amenorrhea.
Disturbance in the menstrual pattern can be metrorrhagia (irregular vaginal bleeding) continuous bleeding or spotting PV and menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding).
In a study on 1708 subjects (age range: 17-49 years) observed for 26,554 cycles, the most common adverse events reported as reasons for EE20/LNG100 discontinuation were headache (2% of subjects) and metrorrhagia (2%) [35].
Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) includes menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding), metrorrhagia (bleeding in between menses) and hypermenorrhea (menses too long).
In an uncontrolled study, Vitex reduced elevated prolactin levels in 80% of 34 women with hyperprolactinemia at a dosage of 30-40 mg per day for one month and improved symptoms of a variety of menstrual disorders including secondary amenorrhea, cystic hyperplasia of the endometrium, deficient corpus luteum function, metrorrhagia, polymenorrhea and oligomenorrhea (Bone 2003).
In 19-year old women, following abortion due to unplanned pregnancy four times curettage was performed due to metrorrhagia, which was believed to be caused by the residua of placental tissue in uterine cavity.
Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals).
Especially if metrorrhagia is noted, an endometrial biopsy is performed at the completion of the procedure.
It is indicated for treatment of: symptoms related to venolymphatic insufficiency and treatment of metrorrhagia related to micro progestoron contracepation.
Endometrial polyps were diagnosed by diagnostic hysteroscopy, and AUB was defined as menorrhagia, metrorrhagia or intermenstrual bleeding.