Asherman's syndrome is
a condition in which there is scarring inside the uterine cavity.
Classically, adhesions or scar tissue form after a procedure is
performed on the uterus such as a D&C. Commonly,
Asherman's syndrome will
present with decreased menstrual flow or even the absence of it
(amenorrhea). Other times, it may present with
infertility. Asherman's syndrome
can range in severity depending upon the degree of scar tissue; this can
be measured by how thin or thick the endometrium or lining of the uterus
If you or your physicians suspect that you have
Asherman's syndrome, a
hysterosalpingogram (HSG) or hysteroscopy can help confirm the
diagnosis. In fact, once diagnosed, the scar tissue can often be removed
using the hysteroscope. An experienced surgeon is key to curing
Recent Publication- Journal of
Reproductive Medicine 2007. Click to download PDF
Knopman J, Copperman AB.
3D Ultrasound in the Management of Suspected Asherman's Syndrome.