Clinical approach to a patient with abnormal uterine bleeding
Abnormal excessive uterine bleeding forms a large proportion of gynaecological complaints. Of postpubertal girls who experience excessive menstrual loss, about one quarter will never regain a normal cycle and flow. As she grows older many other factors may arise causing menstrual abnormalities.
South African Family Practice Vol. 49 (8) 2007: pp. 32-33