The Most Common Signs & Symptoms of Asherman's Syndrome

  • Menstrual irregularities such as very light periods (hypo menorrhea) or absence of periods (amenorrhea).
  •  May lead to Infertility due to adhesions including the uterus and fallopian tubes.
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss (miscarriage).
  • Pelvic pain, if scar tissue blocks the outflow of the menstrual blood, causing uterine cramping and pelvic discomfort or pain.

The Various Underlying Causes of Asherman's Syndrome

  • Asherman syndrome is a rare condition in women where most cases are due to several dilatation and curettage (D&C) procedures.
  • A recently pregnant uterus is more susceptible to developing Asherman's after D&C compared to a non-pregnant uterus
  • A severe pelvic infection unrelated to surgery may also lead to Asherman syndrome.
  • Retained placenta requiring manual removal.
  • Sometimes scarring may be after uterine surgeries such as Cesarean section or myomectomy for fibroids or tumors.
  • Intrauterine adhesions is also caused by infection, as genital tuberculosis.
  • Even in some cases cause is unknown, patients in that case have never had any D & C or other surgery.

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