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Characteristics of menstruation in sickle cell disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3965308     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The results of this preliminary study indicate that patients with sickle cell disease have shorter menstrual cycles than normal control subjects. Their periods last longer and are heavier, and they have a greater incidence of dysmenorrhea. This study provides some insight into the menstrual characteristics of these patients and, we hope, can contribute to the counseling and management of patients with this disease.
J Samuels-Reid; R B Scott
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0015-0282     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  1985 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-02-20     Completed Date:  1985-02-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anemia, Sickle Cell / physiopathology*
Dysmenorrhea / physiopathology
Hemoglobin SC Disease / physiopathology
Menstrual Cycle*
Middle Aged
Pain / physiopathology
Thalassemia / physiopathology*
Time Factors
Grant Support
15160//PHS HHS

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