Volume : VI, Issue : VIII, August - 2016

Role of thyroid dysfunction in patients with menstrual disorders in a tertiary care centre of thoothukudi

Thamilkothai R, Subburathinam R

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 The aim of the study was to study the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction and it correlation with menstrual disorders. This study was conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and gynaecology, Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi. A total of 200 women between 15 and 45 years who attended gynaec OPD. were included for this cross sectional study. The study group comprised 100 women with menstrual complaints. The control group included 100 women without menstrual problems. Thyroid function tests and endometrial sampling were done in all patients.On endometrial sampling hypothyroid patients mainly had proliferative endometrium(48%%) whereas hyperthyroid women had atrophic endometrium(33.3%%). Thyroid dysfunction is an important causative factor for menstrual dysfunction. Assessment of thyroid function should be done in all patients with menstrual abnormalities to avoid unnecessary interventions like curettage and hysterectomy.

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Thamilkothai R, Subburathinam R Role of thyroid dysfunction in patients with menstrual disorders in a tertiary care centre of thoothukudi Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 8 | August 2016


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