Role of thyroid function tests in women with abnormal uterine bleeding
Kavita Chandrel, Rahul chandrel, Samanvaya Sharma
Background: Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common but complicated clinical presentation. It is one of the most frequently encountered conditions in gynecology and is defined as abnormal bleeding from the uterus.Material and Methods: Present prospective study was conducted on 100 patients who presented with abnormal uterine bleeding Results: Out of 35 hypothyroid patients, 21 had menorrhagia, 3 had oligomenorrhea and out of 9 patient with hyperthyroidism Patients, 6 had oligomenorrhea, 3 had Hypomenorrhoea.Conclusion: The menstrual irregularities are significantly more frequent in patients with thyroid dysfunction and menorrhagia was the commonest menstrual abnormality. The study concludes that biochemical evaluation of thyroid function should be made mandatory in all cases of AUB.