Abnormal uterine bleeding is an alteration in pattern or volume of normal menses
Typical blood loss during a normal menstrual cycle is 30–80 mL
Normal interval between menses 28 (+/− 7...
Abnormal uterine bleeding in the absence of systemic or structural disease
Most common in perimenarcheal, perimenopausal women
Packed RBCs for significant bleeding unresponsive to ...
Significant blood loss
Hemodynamic instability requiring aggressive resuscitation and/or operative intervention
DUB is a diagnosis of exclusion
Only 2% of endometrial carcinoma occur before age 40 yr
If hemodynamic instability, unlikely diagnosis of DUB
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LaCour DE, Long DN, Perlman SE. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding in...
626.2 Excessive or frequent menstruation
626.8 Other disorders of menstruation and other abnormal bleeding from female genital tract
626.1 Scanty or infrequent menstruation
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