Current Review of Pain

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 134–136 | Cite as

Recurrent pelvic pain in women

  • Elsa Margaria
  • Giorgia Sortino
  • Evelina Gollo
  • Mauro Falletta
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Abstract

We conducted a prospective survey from January to September 1999 on a random population from the city of Turin, Italy, to highlight pain pathologies at various ages and possible differences between sexes. By means of a questionnaire, women were asked about age, profession, marital status, menstrual pain, type of delivery, number of children, onset and presence of pain of any type. Pain-related questions included its characteristics, familial tendencies, treatment, type, duration, daily and monthly quantity of medication taken, habits, previous pathologies, or surgical operations. A control group of men was investigated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elsa Margaria
    • 1
  • Giorgia Sortino
    • 1
  • Evelina Gollo
    • 1
  • Mauro Falletta
    • 1
  1. 1.Anesthesia and ICU DepartmentSant’Anna HospitalTorinoItaly

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