Daniel Zarza

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INTRODUCTION Myofascial pain syndrome in the pelvic floor is a very common condition in the urological field and is often ignored or misdiagnosed. OBJECTIVES To present the prevalence of this syndrome to professionals of urology through a systematic review of existing literature and its potentials for diagnosis and treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS We(More)
INTRODUCTION The syndrome of pudendal nerve entrapment (SANP) is widely unknown and often misdiagnosed or confused with other diseases. It was first described by Amarenco in 1987. The classic clinical manifestation is pudendal neuralgia, a neuropathic pain in the genital area. OBJECTIVES To make known its existence to the urology professionals through a(More)
BACKGROUND Myofascial pain syndrome of the pelvic floor (MPSPF) is a common disease in the context of chronic pelvic pain (CPP); however, there is currently no gold-standard test to diagnose it. OBJECTIVE To validate the turns-amplitude analysis (TAA) as a diagnostic test for MPSPF in patients with CPP. METHODS A case-control study was performed, and(More)
CONTEXT Vulvodynia is a complex and multifactorial clinical condition. It is defined as chronic vulvar discomfort characterized by burning, stinging or irritation. Its diagnostic difficulty and treatment is known. OBJECTIVES To review the medical literature of the last 10 years from a critical point of view. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION A search was made in(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this paper is to analyze the clinical profile of patients with chronic pelvic pain (CPP) to obtain a more accurate and fast clinical diagnosis. METHODS In this retrospective and descriptive cross-sectional study, we recruited 64 patients with CPP (32 men and 32 women. Patients had confirmed diagnosis of CPP. History was done(More)
OBJECTIVES Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) is a poorly understood and ill-treated condition. It is accompanied by the shortening and increase in tone of the pelvic floor muscles and is closely related to myofascial pain syndrome (MPS). This study aims to evaluate the utility of an anal stretching device (ASD) for improving the pain manifestations of(More)
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