Using PALM-COEIN FIGO Classification for Categorization of Patients with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Foram P. Acharya, Babulal S. Patel, Akshay C. Shah, Shashwat K. Jani
2021 Global Journal of Medical Research  
Abnormal uterine bleeding is one of the most common problems of the women of reproductive age group leading to increased number of hospital visits. For describing and categorizing the common problem of abnormal uterine bleeding in these women, an alternative classification system polyp, adenomyosis, leiomyoma, malignancy and hyperplasia, coagulopathy, ovulatory dysfunction, endometrial, iatrogenic, and not yet classified, known by the acronym PALM-COEIN was developed by FIGO. Methods: This is a
more » ... Methods: This is a retrospective study on 150 patients of abnormal uterine bleeding to categorize them on the basis of PALM-COEIN classification. Patient were grouped under these categories after detailed history, examination, investigations and histopathological reports.
doi:10.34257/gjmrevol21is1pg3 fatcat:5imqe3kllre2xihjirdgdyclv4