Register
Girls with heavy menstrual bleeding should be screened for bleeding disorders |
Journal Updates
eMediNexus Coverage from: 
Girls with heavy menstrual bleeding should be screened for bleeding disorders
eMediNexus,  15 May 2018
remove_red_eye 561 Views
#Family Medicine #Obstetrics and Gynecology #Pathology and Lab Medicine


comment                   
        



Up to 20% of girls with heavy menstrual bleeding will have an underlying bleeding disorder, most commonly von Willebrand disease, says a study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, online May 7, 2018. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends screening of postpubertal girls and adolescents with heavy menstrual bleeding for von Willebrand disease.


Comments

Comments on eMediNexus are moderated. We retain the right to remove any comments at our sole discretion.