Uterine bleeding without the typical premenstrual endometrial changes.
Blood-tinged mucoid vaginal discharge occurring during the first week of life as a result of the withdrawal of maternal estrogen.
pseudomenstruation(soo″dō-mĕn″strū-ā′ shŭn) [″ + L. menstruare, menstruate]
Bleeding from the uterus not accompanied by the usual changes in the endometrium.
pseudomenstruation of the newborn
Withdrawal bleeding after birth, a scant vaginal discharge that reflects the physiological response of some female infants to an exposure to high levels of maternal hormones in utero.