the differential diagnosis amongst the majority of women

The differential diagnosis amongst the majority of women

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Evaluation. A careful history can accurately narrow down the differential diagnosis amongst the majority of women. All women should be asked the details shown in Box 4.2. Particular…

Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive Medicine and Subfertility

Sunday, August 7, 2016

  Oligomenorrhoea and secondary amenorrhoea The principal anxiety of women referred with irregular periods or an absence of periods for greater than 6 months is their future fertility….

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Thursday, August 4, 2016

    Endometriosis and cancer As yet there is no evidence of a direct link between endometriosis and cancer. There is some suggestion that malignancies are more commonly…

Endometriosis and fertility

Endometriosis and fertility

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

  Endometriosis is commonly found in women presenting with subfertility problems. The reason for this link is still unclear. Thirty to forty percent of women with endometriosis have…

Management of endometriosis

Management of endometriosis

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

  Introduction Endometriosis is one of the most common conditions seen within the gynae­cology outpatients setting. It is difficult to know exactly how many women have endometriosis, as…

Evaluation of pelvic pain

Evaluation of pelvic pain History

Monday, August 1, 2016

  The history taking should start with a standard gynaecological history as well as details about the pain that include: Characteristics: site, time, duration and nature, particularly in…

pelvic pain and dyspareunia

Differential diagnosis of pelvic pain and dyspareunia

Monday, August 1, 2016

Pelvic pain is one of the commonest conditions referred to the gynaecology outpatients clinic. It can have a large number of underlying causes, some of which are easy…

Submucosal fibroids and fibroid polyps

Submucosal fibroids and fibroid polyps

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

  • Dysmenorrhoea. This type of fibroid is most commonly associated with dysmenorrhoea as the uterus tries to expel the fibroid through the cervix, which it commonly succeeds…

The symptoms associated with fibroids

The symptoms associated with fibroids

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Management of fibroids Fibroids are benign leiomyomas arising in the uterus. They are relatively common, particularly in women of Afro-Caribbean origin. They vary in size and site and…

ommon causes of IMB and PCB

Common causes of IMB and PCB

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

  • Physiological causes. The physiological causes are related to the normal fluctuations of oestrogen and progesterone in the menstrual cycle. A large rise in oestrogen in the…

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