• Abnormal uterine bleeding refers to bleeding that is excessive or occurs outside normal cyclic menstruation

  • Anovulatory uterine bleeding is the most common cause of abnormal uterine bleeding adolescents within 1–2 years of menarche.

  • It is important to exclude pregnancy and infections prior to initiating treatment for anovulatory bleeding

  • Goals of management for abnormal uterine bleeding include return to pattern of normal menstrual cycle and prevention of anemia.

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