IS case 505: Uterine synechiae
Imaging Sciences URMC 2010
Publication Date: 2010-09-10
Joseph Asherman first described intrauterine adhesions in 1948 commonly referred to as Asherman's syndrome and intrauterine synechiae. The syndrome is characterized by symptoms ranging from amenorrhea to menstrual disturbance and is frequently associated with infertility. Most cases are associated with trauma to the endometrium from surgical procedures such as curettage.
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