Chapter 11. Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain

  1. Sylvia K. Rosevear MD, FRCOG Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774397.ch11

Handbook of Gynaecology Management

Handbook of Gynaecology Management

How to Cite

Rosevear, S. K. (2002) Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain, in Handbook of Gynaecology Management, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774397.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 AUG 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055883

Online ISBN: 9780470774397

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Keywords:

  • endometriosis;
  • chronic pelvic pain;
  • macrophages;
  • coelomic metaplasia;
  • laparoscopy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Definition Of Endometriosis

  • Symptoms Of Endometriosis And Diagnosis

  • Clinical Findings

  • Investigation

  • Aims Of Management

  • Visual Features Of Endometriotic Lesions At Laparoscopy

  • Classification Of Endometriosis

  • Treatment

  • Medical Therapy For Endometriosis

  • Surgical Treatment

  • Pelvic Pain — Irritable Bowel Syndrome [1 7]

  • Bladder-Related Pain

  • Musculoskeletal Pain

  • Nerve-Related Pain

  • References