Which systemic diseases may cause menorrhagia?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Julia A Shaw, MD, MBA, FACOG; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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As explained in the Introduction, organic diseases may affect either the hormonal or hematologic pathways that are involved in the manifestation of menorrhagia.

If either the hypothalamic-pituitary axis or the coagulation paths are disrupted, heavy bleeding may result.

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