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Case 86 - A 50-Year-Old G0 Woman with Class III Obesity Undergoing Abdominal Hysterectomy

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 November 2021

Todd R. Jenkins
Affiliation:
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Lisa Keder
Affiliation:
Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus
Abimola Famuyide
Affiliation:
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Kimberly S. Gecsi
Affiliation:
Medical College of Wisconsin
David Chelmow
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Summary

A 50-year-old female, gravida 0, presents to discuss hysterectomy for definitive treatment of heavy menses. She has had heavy menstrual bleeding for many years despite trials of a levonorgestrel intrauterine device and depot medroxyprogesterone. She has required blood transfusions for anemia related to the heavy bleeding. She has a medical history significant for class III obesity, diabetes, and hypertension. She had three prior cesarean deliveries and a tubal ligation. She has no significant social or family history. She takes metformin, lisinopril, and hydrochlorothiazide.

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Surgical Gynecology
A Case-Based Approach
, pp. 263 - 265
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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