What is it?

Asherman’s syndrome refers to adhesion inside the uterus which occurs due to medical interventions. Adhesions are scar tissue which reduce the intrauterine space. Asherman’s syndrome may lead to fertility problems, bleeding and pain. Causes for Asherman’s syndrome may include surgeries (such as dilation and curettage and cesarean section), infections, and radiation treatment.

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Additional names

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- Asherman's syndrome

Signs & symptoms

Symptoms may include hypomenorrhea (light menstrual bleeding), amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, or having fertility problems like getting or staying pregnant.


Diagnosis is based upon findings from medical history and physical examination. Further evaluation may include pelvic ultrasound, hysteroscopy, and saline infusion sonography.


Treatment for Asherman’s syndrome is removal of the adhesions with hysteroscopy.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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