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Jessa, 17 years old, is bleeding between periods of less than two weeks. This condition is an abnormality in the menstrual cycle known as.. Metrorrhagia



Jessa, 17 years old, is bleeding between periods of less than two weeks.

This condition is an abnormality in the menstrual cycle known as:

  • a. Metrorrhagia.
  • b. Menorrhagia.
  • c. Amenorrhea.
  • d. Dysmenorrheal.

Answer: A 

Abnormalities of Menstruation:
  • Amenorrhea – absence of menstrual flow.
  • Dysmenorrhea – painful menstruation.
  • Oligomenorrhea – scanty menstruation.
  • Menorrhagia -excessive menstrual bleeding.
  • Metrorrhagia – bleeding between periods of less than 2 weeks.