ADOLESCENT GYNAECOLOGICAL PROBLEMS: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
English

Prakriti Goswami, Geeta Ahirwar, Prabha Mishra, Veena Agrawal
2015 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
CONTEXT/BACKGROUND Adolescence, meaning "To grow up," is a transitional stage of physical, sexual and mental human development occurring between puberty and legal adulthood. were included in the study. Detailed history, general examinations and investigations were done to evaluate their health. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS Was done using Microsoft Excel. RESULTS Incidence of gynecological problem in our study was 3.33%. Different gynecological problems were menstrual disorders (60%), leucorrhoea
more » ... leucorrhoea (10.66%), infections (8%), ovarian cyst (5.33%), sexual assault (2.66%), teenage pregnancy (10.66%) and infertility (2.66%). Majority of girls with menstrual disorders suffered from puberty menorrhagia (55.55%). Dysfunctional uterine bleeding was diagnosed in 96% of girls suffering from puberty menorrhagia. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease was exclusively seen in married adolescent girls. Vaginal atresia and imperforate hymen were causes of primary amenorrhoea. PCOD was commonest cause of secondary amenorrhoea amongst adolescents. CONCLUSION Menstrual abnormalities are the most common problems of adolescent girls. Setting up adolescent clinics is desirable.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2015/2500 fatcat:skposjyyrvdknmqvezfkgmn7d4