Vaginal haemorrhages outside pregnancy in women of childbearing age are a major public health problem in both developed and developing countries. The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency and causes of vaginal haemorrhage outside pregnancy. This is a descriptive study conducted in the city of Mbuji-Mayi at Bonzola General Hospital, registered from 01 to 31 December 2017; the data were collected transversally. The following observations were made during the study period; 174 women of childbearing age were registered. After analyzing the data, the incidence of vaginal haemorrhage in women of childbearing age was 15.8% and the main causes were: cervical cancer: 32.7% and uterine myoma 22.5%.
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Brigitte, K. T. , Paul, C. M. , Peter, N. K. , Moses, K. K. , Kennedy, N. M. , Rene, J. M. M. , Alain, K. K. , Cedric, I. B. , Franck, C. M. W. , Jeanne, K. C. and Jean-Pierre, A. J. (2018). Frequency and Causes of Vaginal Hemorrhage outside Pregnancy in Women of Reproductive Age at Bonzola Hospital, Mbuji-Mayi, DRC. Open Access Library Journal, 5, e4940. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1104940.
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