According to the New England Journal of Medicine:
"Complications of Subtotal hysterectomy
: Menstrual-like vaginal bleeding. after
, about 7% of women have bothersome cyclic bleeding. This happens when uterus-like cells remain on the outside of the cervix after
the uterus is removed."
(A subtotal hysterectomy
is when the body of the uterus but not the cervix, is removed).