Prevalence of leiomyoma in patients with abnormal uterine bleeding

International Journal of Development Research

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Research Article

Prevalence of leiomyoma in patients with abnormal uterine bleeding

Jinonath, S.K., Dr. Hephzibah Kirubamani, N. and Dr. Vanusha, A.


Women with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding is the most commonest presenting symptom for which they report to gynaecology out-patient department. This is more commonly associated with leiomyoma. Objective of the study was to find out the prevalence of Leiomyoma in patients presenting with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in reproductive and perimenopause age group. A retrospective study was conducted from june 2016 to june 2017. Records of 128 patients who presented with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding were collected from Medical record room and were analysed . 72% belong to 30-40years and 86% undergone sterilization. Heavy menstrual bleeding was the dominant clinical presentation in 84%.Correlation of clinical and USG diagnosis was99%and 68% had intramural fibroid .3.5% opted for medical treatment and for fibroid with cancer cervix 0.5% had chemo radiation. Those who had surgery 98% fibroid was confirmed Histopathologically. Leading cause of AUB in our study was leiomyoma

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