Image Question-18


Identify the Object in the Image?


A. LNG-IUS

B. Multiload 375

C. Copper T 200 B

D. Cu T 200



Most prevalent method of family planning worldwide –


A. Male sterilization

B. Female sterilization

C. IUCD

D. OC Pills



LNG-IUS provides highly effective contraception for up to –


A. 6 months

B. 1 year

C. 3 year

D. 5 year



All of the following are Mechanism of action of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system EXCEPT –


A. Thickens cervical mucus

B. Suppresses endometrial proliferation

C. Prevent implantation

D. Inhibition of ovulation



LNG-IUS can be effective in treating ALL of the following EXCEPT –


A. Endometriosis

B. Menorrhagia

C. Dysmenorrhea

D. Endometrial thinning




PALM-COEIN acronym


Abnormal uterine bleeding – is the preferred terminology over the term Menorrhagia

Menorrhagia, or abnormal uterine bleeding – can be classified into nine categories making up the PALM-COEIN acronym. This table divides AUB into structural and non-structural causes:

  • Polyp
  • Adenomyosis
  • Leiomyoma
  • Malignancy and hyperplasia
  • Coagulopathy
  • Ovulatory dysfunction due to hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, prolactin-secreting tumors, PCOS
  • Endometrial
  • Iatrogenic (IUDs, chemotherapeutic agents, anticoagulants)
  • Not yet classified    

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