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Chronic pelvic pain

Sambit Mukhopadhyay, Edward Morris and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

in Algorithms for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Published in print July 2014 | ISBN: 9780199651399
Published online October 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191787768 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199651399.003.0064
Chronic pelvic pain

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This chapter provides a definition for chronic pain, and the varied aetiology which makes diagnosis challenging. It discusses history-guided investigations and management, the use of ultrasound as an important first-line tool, and the use of laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosis.

Chapter.  626 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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