Secondary amenorrhea: Absence of menses for a period of 6 months or more in a woman who has had spontaneous menses.
Intrauterine adhesions (IUA): Condition where scar tissue or synechiae form and obliterate the endometrial cavity, usually because of uterine curettage following a pregnancy.
Hysterosalpingogram: Radiologic study in which radiopaque dye is injected into the endometrial cavity via a transcervical catheter: used to evaluate the endometrial cavity and/or patency of the fallopian tubes.
Hysteroscopy: Procedure of direct visualization of the endometrial cavity with an endoscope, a light source, and a distension media.
Uterine sounding: Assessing the depth and direction of the cervical and uterine cavity with a thin blunt metal probe.
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