POSTMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING: A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE
Keywords:Post-menopausal bleeding, Cancer, TVS
Background: To evaluated the prevalence of post-menopausal bleeding.
Methods: This is a descriptive type of observational study conducted among women with Postmenopausal Bleeding who attended the Gynaecology OPD SMS Medical College Jaipur. 60 Postmenopausal patients were included in this study. After fulfilling the inclusion crtieria a detailed history and clinical examination was done as per Proforma, followed by investigations.
Results: On the basis of histopathological examination most of the patients was having atrophic endometrium followed by simple hyperplasia. Majority of patients had atropic endometrium i.e. 38.3% cases, followed by endometrial hyperplasia was detected in 14 patients i.e 23.3% cases out of which 11 had simple hyperplasia while 3 patients had atypical hyperplasia. Endometrial cancer was detected in 8 patients i.e. 13.3% cases. Out of 8 patients one case was confirmed as adenocarcinoma on histopathology after polypectomy through hysteroscope.
Conclusion: The statistical probability of one of those postmenopausal bleeding episodes being due to gynecologic cancer is extremely low.
Keywords: Post-menopausal bleeding, Cancer, TVS
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