Evaluation of Thyroid Hormone Levels in Females with Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Mohamed El-Meligui, Dawlat El-Miligy, Abdel-Hamid Attia, Omima Hassan, Neemat Youssef, Ahmed El-Demery
2006 Bulletin of Egyptian Society for Physiological Sciences  
Abnormal uterine bleeding is one of the most frequent gynecologic problems. About 80% of abnormal uterine bleeding are due to hormonal disorders and are called dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB). TSH and thyroid hormones dysfunction in women can influence the ovarian cycles by many ways. They can interfere with follicular stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), peripheral metabolism of different steroid hormones, prolactin as well as the metabolism of sex hormone binding
more » ... ne binding globulins (SHBG). The aim of the present study is to evaluate the functional status of thyroid gland in apparently euthyroid women with abnormal menstruation. Three groups of age matched female subjects were studied. Group I included 20 women with menorrhagia, group II comprised 20 women with oligo, hypo or oligo-hypomenorrhea and group III included 20 women with normal menstruation as a control group.
doi:10.21608/besps.2006.37438 fatcat:kj6npwn4mjh33foyrn5myefxbu