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Evaluation of acute pelvic pain in women.

@article{Kruszka2010EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of acute pelvic pain in women.},
  author={P. Kruszka and Stephen J Kruszka},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2010},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={
          141-7
        }
}
  • P. Kruszka, Stephen J Kruszka
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • American family physician
  • Diagnosis of pelvic pain in women can be challenging because many symptoms and signs are insensitive and nonspecific. As the first priority, urgent life-threatening conditions (e.g., ectopic pregnancy, appendicitis, ruptured ovarian cyst) and fertility-threatening conditions (e.g., pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian torsion) must be considered. A careful history focusing on pain characteristics, review of systems, and gynecologic, sexual, and social history, in addition to physical… CONTINUE READING

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