112 pages | 100 Color Illus. | 100 B/W Illus.
There are many possible causes of pelvic pain in a non-pregnant female patient, and it has been estimated to be responsible for nearly 40% of all visits by female patients to a family doctor and 10% of all referrals to specialist gynecologists. However, the topic of how to investigate and diagnose has been surprisingly neglected in print. This important and much-needed text from an internationally respected expert shows how important ultrasound can be as a tool for physicians caring for women's health.
Benign adnexal masses and adnexal torsion. Pelvic endometriosis. Ovulation, hemorrhagic cyst, and hyperstimulation syndrome. Pelvic inflammatory disease. Dysmenorrhea and adenomyosis. Uterine myoma. Müllerian anomalies. Pelvic congestion syndrome and pelvic adhesions. Non-gynecologic causes of pelvic pain.