Menstrual bleeding patterns and prevalence of bleeding disorders in a multidisciplinary adolescent haematology clinic.

@article{Vo2013MenstrualBP,
  title={Menstrual bleeding patterns and prevalence of bleeding disorders in a multidisciplinary adolescent haematology clinic.},
  author={K T Vo and Linda P Grooms and Jennifer Klima and Cynthia M Holland-Hall and Sarah H O'Brien},
  journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={71-5}
}
Heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) is a frequent complaint in adolescence. Although HMB is often caused by immaturity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis, bleeding disorders are another common yet often unidentified cause. The aim of this study was to examine the bleeding patterns and prevalence of inherited bleeding disorders among females referred for HMB to a multidisciplinary adolescent haematology clinic. We retrospectively reviewed the first 105 patients (ages 8-18 years) referred to… CONTINUE READING
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