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HISTOPATHOLOGICAL PATTERN OF ABNORMAL UTERINE BLEEDING IN A SAMPLE OF IRAQI PATIENTS
Dina H. Mahmood* and Nazar A. S. Al-Wakeel
Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is a common gynecological problem. The FIGO applied the PALMCOEIN classification system for Causes of AUB. The present study aims to study this pathological problem the AUB, in a sample of Iraqi women, and categorize the causes of AUB in different age groups according to the PALM-COEIN classification. This is a retrospective study, involved 700 cases of AUB. Specimens included hysterectomy, myomectomies, hysteroscopy biopsy and endometrial biopsies, Biopsy sections were reviewed, and the underlying causes of AUB were categorized according to FIGO guideline. majority of AUB are of PALM causes (70.14 %), while COEIN causes formed (29.86%). AUB-L (Leiomyoma) was the most common cause, followed by AUB-O (Ovarian disorders). The FIGO systems (PALM and COEIN), can be adopted as a practice in evaluation of AUB. Histopathological assessment revealed more cases of PALM component of AUB than COEIN causes.[Full Text Article]