Pelvic Pain: Diagnosis and Management

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Fred M. Howard
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000 - Medical - 529 pages
This clinical guide offers much-needed assistance in pinpointing the c ause of acute, chronic, and recurring pelvic pain and recommends the m ost effective medical or surgical treatment for the pain and the under lying disorder. The chapters present detailed, methodical guidelines f or the workup of the patient with chronic pelvic pain and for the diag nosis and treatment of the many disorders that cause pelvic discomfort . The section on diagnosis and treatments follows an organ-based appro ach, providing the most efficient, cost-effective way to "rule out" va rious causes of pelvic pain. Appendices include pain maps, pain diarie s, pain scales, and depression scales.
 

Contents

Chronic and Recurrent Urinary Tract Fred M Howard
31
Interstitial Cystitis 260 Systemic Metabolic and Other Diseases
533
Acknowledgement vii
vii
Taking a History 7
7
Physical Examination 26
26
Radiation Cystitis 271 Ahmed M ElMinawi
33
Laboratory and Imaging Evaluation 43
43
Reproductive System
77
Pelvic Varicosities and Pelvic Congestion
171
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 184
184
Vulvodynia 204
204
Colitis 217
217
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 233
233
Peritoneal Cysts 246
246
Charles W Butrick
441
Discordant Urination and Defecation as Daniel M Doleys Daniel C Lowery
449

Adhesions 93
93
Cervical Stenosis 108
108
Endocervical and Endometrial Polyps 122
122
Uterine Leiomyomas 151
151
Urethral Diverticulum 300 James E Carter and Kevin M Kinback
459
Musculoskeletal System C Paul Perry
466
Lumbar Vertebral Disease 359 Kevin M Kinback and James E Carter
485
Hernias 385 56 Chronic Pain as a Diagnosis 493
493

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