Metrorrhagia

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Metrorrhage (dysfunctional or acyclic bleeding) is bleeding from the uterus outside the menstrual cycle. It can have various causes, most often:

  • hormonal,
  • inflammatory,
  • tumor.

The most serious cause is the tumor cause. Metrorrhagia is typical of endometrial cancer, especially in postmenopausal women.


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  • POVÝŠIL, Ctibor – STEINER, Ivo. Special pathology. 2. edition. Galen, 2007. 430 pp. ISBN 978-807262-494-2.