Submucous Myoma case study

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Submucous myoma has no known cause, it is idiopathic. Although there have been many theories developed. Some say it could be caused by increased Estrogen hormones. Some say that it is hereditary and has a tendency to run in the family. Signs and Symptoms Submucous myoma is generally symptomless. But some of its most common features were experienced by client ILN and they are:  Swollen breasts  Loss of sex drive  Profuse bleeding or heavy menstrual bleeding  Hypermenorrhea  Dysmenorrhea  Metrorrhagia  Masses palpated in the abdomen  Pain  Constipation and increased urination  Increased abdominal girth or abnormally enlarged abdomen  Anemia like signs and symptoms (paleness, decrease respiratory rate, dizziness)

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AUB prob 2 to Submucous MyomaI. Data from TextbookCauseSubmucous myoma has no known cause, it is idiopathic. Although there have been many theories developed. Some say it could be caused by increased Estrogen hormones. Some say that it is hereditary and has a tendency to run in the family. Signs and SymptomsSubmucous myoma is generally symptomless. But some of its most common features were experienced by client ILN and they are:Swollen breastsLoss of sex driveProfuse bleeding or heavy menstrual bleedingHypermenorrheaDysmenorrheaMetrorrhagiaMasses palpated in the abdomenPainConstipation and increased urinationIncreased abdominal girth or abnormally enlarged abdomenAnemia like signs and symptoms (paleness, decrease respiratory rate, dizziness)TreatmentAntibiotic treatment Hormone treatmentMyomectomyCurrent trend presents Radio Frequency Energy which shrinks myomas and reduces symptoms in new minimally invasive procedureTAHBSO (Total Abdominal Hysterectomy Bilateral Salphingo-oophorectomy)DiagnosisSubmucous Myomas may be diagnosed through many ways. They are palpated during pelvic examinations. An ultrasound is also done which could be the Transvaginal Ultrasoung and Vaginal Probe Ultrasound. Hysteroscopy may also be done wherein the uterus is being viewed. Anatomy and Physiology of Affected AreasThe uterus consists of many structures like the ovaries, broad ligament, mesovarium, ovarium ligament and the like. Here are the detailed functio

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