Acute and Chronic Pelvic Pain Disorders

  • Amy DavisEmail author
  • Andrea Rockall
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


This chapter will cover common gynecological and non-gynecological causes of acute and chronic pelvic pain, with particular focus on the differential diagnosis and imaging characteristics. The relative frequency of each diagnosis by MRI or CT is listed in Table 1. Gynecologic disorders highly associated with chronic pelvic pain such as endometriosis, uterine leiomyomas, and adenomyosis are discussed in previous chapters in this book.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyEpsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS TrustLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyThe Royal Marsden Hospital, NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK

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