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Concept: Hypomenorrhea

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Asherman syndrome is a debatable topic in gynaecological field and there is no clear consensus about management and treatment. It is characterized by variable scarring inside the uterine cavity and it is also cause of menstrual disturbances, infertility and placental abnormalities. The advent of hysteroscopy has revolutionized its diagnosis and management and is therefore considered the most valuable tool in diagnosis and management. The aim of this review is to explore the most recent evidence related to this condition with regards to aetiology, diagnosis management and follow up strategies.

Concepts: Pregnancy, Uterus, The Canon of Medicine, Gynecology, Endometrium, Asherman's syndrome, Hysteroscopy, Hypomenorrhea

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Does autologous transplantation of menstrual blood-derived stromal cells (menSCs) regenerate endometrium to support pregnancy in patients with severe Asherman’s syndrome (AS)?

Concepts: Pregnancy, Embryo, Uterus, Menstrual cycle, Endometrium, Progesterone, Asherman's syndrome, Hypomenorrhea

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Abstract The aim of this report was to define the best diagnostic and therapeutic approach when secondary amenorrhea is related to undiagnosed Asherman syndrome. We present a single case of secondary amenorrhea with a previous diagnosis of alterated hypothalamic-hypophysary regulation, with a component of ovarian function in probable reduction, which was evaluated in our department and resulted affected by Asherman’s syndrome IV stage. We describe step by step the diagnosis and treatment of a previously misdiagnosed case of severe Asherman’s syndrome. An appropriate diagnosis and adequate treatment are mandatory to allow menses and fertility to be restored when severe Asherman’s syndrome occurs.

Concepts: Fertility, Abortion, Endometrium, Asherman's syndrome, Hysteroscopy, Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract, Hypomenorrhea