A possible link between dysmenorrhoea and the development of chronic pelvic pain.

Abstract

Anecdotally, severe dysmenorrhoea can pre-date the development of chronic pelvic pain (CPP). This study describes the timeline for the transition from dysmenorrhoea to CPP in a cohort of new patients attending a private gynaecology clinic. In 16.4% of cases, transition occurred within one year, and within 12 years in over 50%. Our study suggests clinicians… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/ajo.12274

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Hardi2014APL, title={A possible link between dysmenorrhoea and the development of chronic pelvic pain.}, author={Gemma Hardi and Susan M Evans and Meredith Craigie}, journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology}, year={2014}, volume={54 6}, pages={593-6} }