Chronic Pelvic Pain

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
EditorsD. Keith Edmonds
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages607-614
Number of pages8
EditionEighth
ISBN (Print)9780470654576
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jan 2012

Keywords

  • 'ovarian point' tenderness, pelvic congestion features
  • chronic pelvic pain (CPP)
  • CPP epidemiology
  • dysmenorrhoea and dyspareunia, isolated symptoms
  • multidisciplinary approaches to CPP care
  • sexual or physical abuse, distress, association not causal
  • ultrasound examination, uterine or adnexal pathology
  • validated pain assessment, in clinical practice
  • women with CPP and pelvic pain, having primarily IBS
  • women, seeking alternative therapies for CPP

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