Adolescent chronic pelvic pain.

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Song, AH; Advincula, AP

Published Date

  • December 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 371 - 377

PubMed ID

  • 16338601

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-4332

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1083-3188

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpag.2005.09.001

Language

  • eng