Pathologic basis for abnormal uterine bleeding with organic uterine pathologies

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Abstract

Research is ongoing into the mechanisms of abnormal uterine bleeding, including bleeding from organic etiologies, where there is an intrinsic uterine lesion. Most of the current studies are focused on abnormalities of angiogenesis. By elucidating these mechanisms, targeted therapies can be developed. This article reviews the literature on pathologic mechanisms involved in bleeding from organic etiologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)412-415
Number of pages4
JournalMenopause
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Keywords

  • Angiogenesis
  • Endometrium
  • Uterine hemorrhage

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