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See menses.

[Greek katamēnia, from neuter pl. of katamēnios, monthly : kata-, according to, per; see cata- + mēn, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

cat′a·me′ni·al adj.
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Adj.1.catamenial - of or relating to menstruation or the menses; "menstrual period"
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Additionally, diaphragmatic endometriosis can sometimes occur in association with catamenial hemothorax or pneumothorax, the risk of which is unpredictable.
In young women with catamenial sciatica, the suspicion of sciatic nerve endometriosis should be considered.
25) Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and the milder premenstrual syndrome (PMS), migraines and even catamenial epilepsy are importantly involved with ALLO and THDOC.
are the most common causes of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax, but virtually every other pulmonary disease process has been associated with secondary spontaneous pneumothorax (interstitial lung diseases, malignancy, catamenial pneumothorax, pulmonary infarction, pulmonary haemorrhage, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, tuberous sclerosis, etc.
A case of Catamenial pneumothorax is presented of a 38-year-old young married woman, admitted to hospital with signs and symptoms including chest pain and shortness of breath that started with her menstrual period.
Pneumoperitoneum associated with catamenial pneumothorax in women with thoracic endometriosis.
For example, nodular pleural thickening is an infrequent occurrence in tuberculosis and catamenial pneumothoraces.
6) described the case of woman with catamenial sciatica caused by endometriosis affecting the sciatic nerve trunk in the upper thigh and reported that endometriosis can affect the sciatic nerve over a range of territory inside and outside the pelvis.
Typically, the catamenial nature of bladder symptoms (frequency, urgency, dysuria and tenesmus) is pathognomonic.
The topics in this edited collection on epilepsy in women include: epidemiology of epilepsy; psychiatry and sleep related co-morbidities; contraception and pregnancy related issues such as preconception counseling; best contraceptive methods; seizure management while pregnant; obstetric and fetal monitoring; neuroimaging; obstetrical anesthesia; breastfeeding and other postpartum considerations, and safety issues; epilepsy in girls during childhood and adolescence; catamenial (monthly) epilepsy; menopause; and bone health in adolescent girls and postmenopausal women with epilepsy.
However, this catamenial character of bleeding and all other accompanying symptoms is very often absent or pathognomonic, making the clinical history rather misleading.
Patented is a catamenial device comprising: A) a liquid pervious topsheet, said topsheet having an inner surface oriented toward the interior of said absorbent article and an outer surface oriented toward the skin of the wearer when said absorbent article is being worn, wherein at least a portion of said topsheet outer surface comprises an effective amount of a lotion coating which is semi-solid or solid at 25[degrees] C.