International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Obstetrics and Gynecology | India | Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024 | Rating: 4.9 / 10


A Prospective Observational Study of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Females of Reproductive Age Group at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Mumbai, India

Naheeda Shaikh | Vilas Namdevrao Kurude | Prasannajeet Kokate | Pratyasha Bijaya Swain


Abstract: Background: This study aimed to evaluate the epidemiological determinants, classification as per FIGO PALM COEIN and diagnostic and treatment modalities in 250 women of reproductive age (18-45 years) presenting with abnormal uterine bleeding. Methods: A prospective observational hospital based study was conducted for 250 women of reproductive age presenting with abnormal uterine bleeding in J. J. Hospital, Mumbai from July 2021 to December 2022 and their management was noted. Results: Majority were in the age group of 31 to 40 comprising of 147 (58.8%) women. Heavy menstrual bleeding was the most common symptom that 230 (92%) women presented with. AUB-L was noted in 102 (40.8%) women. Medical management was opted in 42% cases, surgical in 60% cases and chemoradiation was done 0.8% cases. Conclusion: Awareness on menstrual care and hygiene and easy accessibility of health care in society, among both male and female, is important to address any abnormality at the earliest so that adequate and appropriate management can be offered women have a better quality of life


Keywords: Abnormal uterine bleeding, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Reproductive age, Fibroid, PALM COEIN


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024,


Pages: 1359 - 1364


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