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Acute pelvic pain 

Acute pelvic pain
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Acute pelvic pain
Author(s):

Sambit Mukhopadhyay

, Edward Morris

, and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199651399.003.0074
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date: 17 October 2017

Acute pain generally has a well-defined onset, short duration, and defined aggravating and relieving factors and is usually associated with pathology. This chapter discusses the importance of history taking and examination for diagnosis and management. It covers common gynaecological causes, acute pelvic inflammatory disease, and ovarian cysts.

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