Abnormal vaginal bleeding

  • Shaughn O’Brien
  • Mark Doyle


Many thousands of hours are spent in general practice surgeries, gynaecology clinics and operating theatres in the management of problems associated with the ovarian cycle, particularly abnormal bleeding (Figure 4.1).


Corpus Luteum Polycystic Ovary Oral Contraceptive Pill Premenstrual Syndrome Endometrial Polyp 
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Further reading

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  6. Shearman, R.P. (1987) Primary amenorrhoea. Secondary amenorrhoea, in Dewhurst’s Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for Postgraduates (ed. C.R. Whitfield ), Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, pp. 63–79.Google Scholar

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  • Shaughn O’Brien
  • Mark Doyle

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