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Descriptor English: Metrorrhagia
Descriptor Spanish: Metrorragia
Descriptor Portuguese: Metrorragia
Descriptor French: Métrorragie
Entry term(s): Bleeding Between Periods
Bleeding, Breakthrough
Breakthrough Bleeding
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleedings
Intermenstrual Bleeding
Spotting
Uterine Bleeding, Dysfunctional
Tree number(s): C13.351.500.852.691.622
C23.550.414.993.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008796
Scope note: Abnormal uterine bleeding that is not related to MENSTRUATION, usually in females without regular MENSTRUAL CYCLE. The irregular and unpredictable bleeding usually comes from a dysfunctional ENDOMETRIUM.
Annotation: do not confuse with MENORRHAGIA
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1963; for BREAKTHROUGH BLEEDING & SPOTTING see UTERINE HEMORRHAGE 1980-2005
History Note: 1963; for BREAKTHROUGH BLEEDING & SPOTTING use UTERINE HEMORRHAGE 1980-2005
DeCS ID: 8986
Unique ID: D008796
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Metrorrhagia - Preferred
Concept UI M0013711
Scope note Abnormal uterine bleeding that is not related to MENSTRUATION, usually in females without regular MENSTRUAL CYCLE. The irregular and unpredictable bleeding usually comes from a dysfunctional ENDOMETRIUM.
Preferred term Metrorrhagia
Entry term(s) Bleeding Between Periods
Bleeding, Breakthrough
Breakthrough Bleeding
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleedings
Intermenstrual Bleeding
Spotting
Uterine Bleeding, Dysfunctional



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