Adolescent chronic pelvic pain.
Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)
The presentation of chronic pelvic pain in the adolescent can at times be quite daunting. A careful and insightful approach to obtaining the history and physical examination must be implemented while maintaining an appreciation of the various stages of adolescent development. The etiologies can range from gynecologic to nongynecologic causes. The ability to render an early diagnosis and appropriate treatment in this population of patients can significantly improve future reproductive health outcomes. The following minireview will outline a systematic approach to the adolescent with chronic pelvic pain.
- Song, AH; Advincula, AP
- December 2005
Volume / Issue
- 18 / 6
Start / End Page
- 371 - 377
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States