Bleeding disorders in adolescents.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Adolescents who have bleeding disorders are more likely to experience abnormal reproductive tract bleeding, particularly menorrhagia or heavy menstrual bleeding. Even though most abnormal reproductive tract bleeding in adolescents is not attributable to a bleeding disorder, adolescents with abnormal reproductive tract bleeding are more likely to have an underlying bleeding disorder. After proper evaluation, most abnormal reproductive tract bleeding in adolescents can be managed hormonally, with the addition of hemostatic therapies when necessary.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • James, AH

Published Date

  • March 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 36 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 153 - 162

PubMed ID

  • 19344853

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0474

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ogc.2008.12.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States