Asherman syndrome is the presence of intrauterine adhesions.
WHAT CAUSES IT?
Intrauterine surgery/infection/inflammation can be responsible for this condition. Specific surgeries that may cause it include:
- Dilation and curettage
- Cesarean delivery
WHY IS THIS A PROBLEM?
This condition can be an anatomical cause of secondary ammrenohreea
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
Past uterine surgery, endometritis
Progestin challenge: this challenge will NOT result in withdrawal bleeding.
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