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[Dysmenorrhea in pediatric and adolescent gynaecology].

  title={[Dysmenorrhea in pediatric and adolescent gynaecology].},
  author={A. Drosdzol and V. Skrzypulec},
  journal={Ginekologia polska},
  volume={79 7},
Dysmenorrhea is the most common problem in pediatric and adolescent gynaecology and it reaches approximately 20-90% of adolescents and young adult females. Dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls is usually primary and is associated with normal ovulatory cycles and with no pelvic pathology. Secondary dysmenorrhea, associated with some pelvic pathology, constitutes approximately 10% of the cases and its most frequent reasons are: endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, congenital mullerian… Expand
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