Characteristics of Menstrual Disorders

Hanna Ruszkowska, Magdalena Lewicka, Magdalena Sulima, Grzegorz Bakalczuk, Anna Taracha, Artur Wdowiak
2018 Pielęgniarstwo XXI Wieku  
Introduction. The structure was based on the World Health Organisation classification. The article includes description of main causes, diagnostics and treatment of menstrual disorders. Menstrual disorder is an abnormal condition in woman's menstrual cycle. There are disorders of ovulation, cycle length, blood flow and others. The article reviews hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, disorders of hypothalamic pituitary axis, ovarian insufficiency, congenital malformations, hyperprolactinaemia, genetic
more » ... actinaemia, genetic syndromes, pituitary gland tumours and unclassified disorders like premenstrual syndrome and dysmenorrhoea. Aim. Analysis of current literature with the focus on the systematisation of menstrual disorders. Conclusion. It is crucial for medical practitioners, who take care of a female patient, to have reliable knowledge of not only physiology, but also menstrual disorders. It will allow an early recognition of the symptoms, proper diagnosis and treatment in the optimal time.
doi:10.2478/pielxxiw-2018-0012 fatcat:femti4hmcneazlgf7a26oz64le