Perimenopausal bleeding: Patterns, pathology, response to progestins and clinical outcome.

@article{Rezk2015PerimenopausalBP,
  title={Perimenopausal bleeding: Patterns, pathology, response to progestins and clinical outcome.},
  author={Mohamed Rezk and Alaa Masood and Ragab Dawood},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={517-21}
}
This prospective observational study was done on 400 perimenopausal patients who presented with abnormal uterine bleeding with selective endometrial lesions diagnosed on histopathology. Patients were followed to determine their response to progestin therapy and their final clinical outcome. The commonest bleeding pattern was menorrhagia (67.5%), the commonest pathology was simple endometrial hyperplasia without atypia (31%). 142 cases with non- atypical endometrial hyperplasia received… CONTINUE READING