Spasmodic dysmenorrhea | definition of spasmodic dysmenorrhea by Medical dictionary
dysmenorrhea accompanied by painful contractions of the uterus.
difficult menstruation accompanied by painful contractions of the uterus.
spas·mod·ic dys·men·or·rhe·a (spaz-mod'ik dis-men'ŏr-ē'ă)
Dysfunction of menstruation accompanied by painful contractions of the uterus.
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CASE HISTORY: A 21 year old, unmarried girl presented to Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore with complaints of difficulty in passing urine, lower abdominal pain and spasmodic dysmenorrhea
for 4 months.
One-sided spasmodic dysmenorrhea
in a young girl should always raise the suspicion of uterine malformation, and every effort should be made to exclude this condition by conducting relevant investigations.