Prevalence of Pelvic Pain

  • B. Shelly
  • S. Knight
  • P. King
  • G. Wetzler
  • K. Wallace
  • D. Hartman
  • G. C. Gorniak


Pelvic pain is a poorly defined condition, which often becomes chronic in nature. It is difficult to diagnose, and may have a multifactorial origin.1 It may be divided into several categories, including chronic pelvic pain (CPP) with a musculoskeletal component, specific pelvic floor pain syndromes and vulvodynia (see Table 23.1).


Irritable Bowel Syndrome Sexual Dysfunction Pelvic Pain Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Chronic Pelvic Pain 
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  • B. Shelly
  • S. Knight
  • P. King
  • G. Wetzler
  • K. Wallace
  • D. Hartman
  • G. C. Gorniak

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