hypermenorrhea


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Related to hypermenorrhea: hypomenorrhea, polymenorrhea
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Noun1.hypermenorrhea - abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
menses, menstruation, catamenia, menstruum, period, flow - the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

n. hipermenorrea, período excesivo en cantidad y duración.
References in periodicals archive ?
In general, medical therapy will be prioritized when the primary symptoms are bleeding and hypermenorrhea causing anaemia.
Women often present with abnormal menstruation, including irregular cycles, amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, hypomenorrhea, hypermenorrhea, or shortened menstrual cycles (polymenorrhea).
She was diagnosed with submucosal fibroids by her previous gynecologist 5 years prior, based on chief complaints of atypical genital bleeding and hypermenorrhea. She underwent hysteroscopic myomectomy for one 1 cm sized and one 3 cm sized submucosal fibroid located between 2 and 3 o'clock in the uterine fundus.
To the Editor: A 38-year-old woman presented at our hospital with a complaint of hypermenorrhea lasting 2 months.
Kubo, "Laparoscopic Excision of Myometrial Adenomyomas in Patients with Adenomyosis Uteri and Main Symptoms of Severe Dysmenorrhea and Hypermenorrhea," Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, vol.
Some may show signs and symptoms are similar to those caused by leiomyomas of the same size, such as a palpable mass, hypermenorrhea, and pelvic pain.