Secondary Logo

Journal Logo

Institutional members access full text with Ovid®

Severe Menorrhagia Associated With Thrombocytopenia

Levens, Eric D. MD; Scheinberg, Phillip MD; DeCherney, Alan H. MD

doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000279138.64895.2b
In the Trenches
Buy

Menorrhagia in the setting of thrombocytopenia poses significant challenges for clinicians.

Dr. Levens is a second-year fellow in the Combined Federal Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center, and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. DeCherney is the Branch Chief of the Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Scheinberg is a Staff Clinician in the Hematology Branch of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

Supported in part by the Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Hematology Branch, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

The opinions or assertions contained herein are the private views of the authors and are not to be construed as official or as reflecting the views of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.

Address correspondence to Eric D. Levens, MD, Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Building 10, CRC, Room E1-3140, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892; e-mail: levense@mail.nih.gov.

Financial Disclosure The authors have no potential conflicts of interest to disclose.

© 2007 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.