secondary dysmenorrhea

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Related to secondary dysmenorrhea: adenomyosis, endometriosis, primary dysmenorrhea
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Noun1.secondary dysmenorrhea - painful menstruation that is caused by some specific disorder (as endometriosis)
dysmenorrhea - painful menstruation
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17) Patients were excluded if they had irregular menstrual cycles, used an intrauterine device (IUD) or oral contraceptive pill (OCP), undertook regular exercise, had a history of physical or psychological problems, and known secondary dysmenorrhea.
In the case of painful menstruation suspected to arise from endometriosis, the code for secondary dysmenorrhea should be reported.

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