Chronic pelvic pain in women.

  title={Chronic pelvic pain in women.},
  author={Jane P Daniels and Khalid S Khan},
Chronic pelvic pain in women is a debilitating condition that impairs quality of life. Studies using various definitions estimated that its prevalence ranges from 2.1% to 24% of the female population worldwide. It is a common presentation in UK primary care, with 38 per 1000 women affected annually—a rate comparable to those of asthma (37 per 1000) and back pain (41 per 1000). Because pelvic pain is associated with conditions such as endometriosis and interstitial cystitis, a diagnosis is often… CONTINUE READING

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