Antônio Alberto Nogueira

Learn More
BACKGROUND There are many hypotheses regarding the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Most theories, including retrograde menstruation, require the existence of a uterine structure and endometrial tissue. We report endometriosis with the absence of a uterus. This finding supports the theory of coelomic metaplasia. CASE A 20-year-old with(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic pelvic pain is a disease that directly affects the social and professional lives of women. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of this clinical condition and to identify independent factors associated with it in women living in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. METHODS A one-year cross-sectional study was conducted in a population sample of(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is a lower abdominal pain lasting at least 6 months, occurring continuously or intermittently and not associated exclusively with menstruation or intercourse. Although the musculoskeletal system has been found to be involved in CPP, few studies have assessed the contribution of posture in women with CPP. We aimed to(More)
INTRODUCTION Endometrial ossification is an uncommon disease related to secondary infertility and its etiology and pathogenesis are controversial. More than 80% of reported cases occur after pregnancy. CASE PRESENTATION A 33-year-old Caucasian woman was admitted with a history of secondary infertility and with a regular menstrual cycle. She reported a(More)
BACKGROUND Uterine leiomyoma is the most common gynecological tumor in the reproductive years. However, it is extremely rare in adolescence (<1%), with few reports found in the literature. The biological behavior of such tumors in this age group is unknown, as well as the best possible treatment for this population. We aimed to analyze all available reports(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic pelvic pain is a common condition among women, and 10 to 30 % of causes originate from the abdominal wall, and are associated with trigger points. Although little is known about their pathophysiology, variable methods have been practiced clinically. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of local anaesthetic injections(More)
— Chronic pelvic pain is a common clinical condition with negative consequences for many aspects of women's life. The clinical presentation is heterogeneous and the involvement of several body systems impairs the identification of the exact etiology of the problem. At the same time, a clinical treatment of good quality depends on the professional and the(More)
Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is a highly prevalent clinical condition and is recognized as a public health problem. Although the number of qualitative studies related to the topic is increasing, it is essential that this knowledge be presented in a synthesized manner, grounded in the context of the care provided to patients with CPP, in order to increase the(More)
  • 1