Periodos menstruales anormales

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Periodos menstruales anormales

Existen diversas causas para los periodos menstruales anormales, como la hiperplasia endometrial, los pólipos endometriales, los fibroides uterinos y la función anormal de la glándula tiroides o de la pituitaria. El endometrio es el tejido que reviste el útero. Cuando éste se vuelve anormalmente grueso, esta condición se llama hiperplasia endometrial y puede causar sangrado menstrual profuso y prolongado.

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  • Last Reviewed on 07/25/2011
  • Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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