Asherman's Syndrome Treated by Gynecologic Doctors at Mercy

Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy

The experienced gynecologists at The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, work individually with patients to diagnose and treat conditions and disorders that lead to infertility, including Asherman’s Syndrome. Mercy’s specialists understand the physical and emotional toll infertility can have on women and their families. The Institute for Gynecologic Care offers treatment plans with an emphasis on compassion and support.

About the Condition

Asherman's Syndrome is a uterine disease that is characterized by the formation of scar tissue or adhesions in the uterus. It occurs most often after uterine surgery, miscarriage or abortion. When the condition is severe, a woman usually does not have a period and it can cause infertility or miscarriages.

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Symptoms & Diagnostic Process

The most common symptom of Asherman's Syndrome is infertility. Other symptoms may include cyclic pelvic pain and menstrual irregularities.

Asherman's Syndrome is typically diagnosed through a diagnostic hysteroscopy. A patient’s medical history and pelvic examination also may aid in diagnosis.

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Treatment Options

The treatment of Asherman's Syndrome requires advanced hysteroscopy (operative) to remove the formation of scar tissue or adhesions in the uterus. The gynecologists at The Gynecology Center at Mercy have extensive experience in treating Asherman's Syndrome resulting in improved pregnancy rates for many patients.