The FIGO systems for nomenclature and classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years: who needs them?

@article{Munro2012TheFS,
  title={The FIGO systems for nomenclature and classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years: who needs them?},
  author={Malcolm Gordon Munro and Hilary O D Critchley and Ian Stewart Fraser},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={207 4},
  pages={259-65}
}
In November 2010, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics formally accepted a new classification system for causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years. The system, based on the acronym PALM-COEIN (polyps, adenomyosis, leiomyoma, malignancy and hyperplasia-coagulopathy, ovulatory disorders, endometrial causes, iatrogenic, not classified) was developed in response to concerns about the design and interpretation of basic science and clinical investigation that… CONTINUE READING

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