Poster Session

P251. FIGO classification system (PALM-COEIN) for causes of chronic abnormal uterine bleeding in Chinese women of reproductive age


[SUN] Beijing Shijitan Hospital, beijing

Abstract Context: The PALM-COEIN classification for causes of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) was proposed by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) in 2011, which has been gradually applied in the diagnosis of AUB in the past 2 years in China. However, there are no reports yet on the components of a new classification system. Objective:The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of the causes of chronic AUB among Chinese women of reproductive age using the PALM-COIEN classification system. Design: Prospective observational study of women with AUB Setting: Beijing Shijitan Hospital, Capital Medical University Patients: A total of 1053 women aged 15-55 years old with chronic AUB were evaluated between November 2016 and May 2017. Main Outcome Measure: Prevalence of the causes of chronic AUB using the PALM-COEIN classification Results: AUB-O was the most frequent finding in women with chronic AUB, accounting for 608 (57.7%) cases. AUB-P was found in 171 (16.2%) women, AUB-L in 130 (12%) women, AUB-A in 52 (4.94%) women, AUB-E in 28 (2%) women, AUB-I in 23 (2%) women, AUB-M in 20 (1.9%) women, AUB-C in 10 (1%) women, and AUB-N in 10 (0.9%) women. Conclusions: Ovulatory dysfunction (AUB-O) is the most common cause of AUB among the non-structural causes. Endometrial polyps (AUB-P) are the most common among the structural causes, followed by uterine fibroids (AUB-L) and uterine adenomyosis (AUB-A).