Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) Resources for Clinicians, Educators & Investigators ...helping patients make informed decisions
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) Resources for Clinicians, Educators & Investigators...helping patients make informed decisions  


FIGO PALM-COEIN Classification System

Basic FIGO System for Classification of Causes of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in the Reproductive Years

What is Acute AUB?

"An episode of heavy bleeding, that, in the opinion of the clinician,  is of sufficient quantity to require immediate intervention to prevent further blood loss."

Munro et al IJGO 2011;113:3-13

What is Chronic AUB?


"Bleeding, from the uterine corpus, that is abnormal in volume, regularity, and/or timing, and has been present for the majority of the past six months"

Munro et al IJGO 2011;113:3-13

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