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Medicina clínica y social

On-line version ISSN 2521-2281


GAVILAN, Jorge  and  ARELLANO, Hugo. Histopathological findings in abnormal uterine bleeding in postmenopausal patients from Hospital de Clínicas. Med. clín. soc. [online]. 2021, vol.5, n.2, pp.80-83. ISSN 2521-2281.


Abnormal uterine bleeding in postmenopause is any uterine bleeding that occurs after one year of amenorrhea in women of postmenopausal age, without the use of hormonal therapy.


It is an observational, descriptive and temporally retrospective study. The sampling is non-probabilistic of consecutive cases. The accessible population are postmenopausal patients with abnormal uterine bleeding who underwent endometrial biopsy in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics of the Hospital de Clínicas of the National University of Asunción in the period January 2019 to December 2020.


About the histopathological finding was You can see that 30.8% were endometrial polyp, 24.2% normal endometrial mucosa, 11% adenocarcinoma.


The abnormal uterine bleeding has already been investigated at the Hospital de Clínicas by Franco-Domínguez who concludes that the prevalence of abnormal uterine bleeding of organic cause is 16.3%. The main reason for consultation is hypermenorrhea (63.3%). The final diagnoses were uterine myoma (57%) and endometrial pathologies. Most underwent surgery (71%) and 38% had anemia.

Keywords : Amenorrhea; Biopsy; Uterine Hemorrhage; Postmenopause.

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