What is the significance of excessive bruising in patients with menorrhagia?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Julia A Shaw, MD, MBA, FACOG; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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This is especially important in a young patient who does not stop bleeding during her first menses.

This is a very common presentation for an undiagnosed bleeding disorder (von Willebrand disease) in a young girl.


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