Medical management of chronic pelvic pain.

  title={Medical management of chronic pelvic pain.},
  author={Andrew Prentice},
  journal={Bailliere's best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={14 3},
  • Andrew Prentice
  • Published 2000 in
    Bailliere's best practice & research. Clinical…
Chronic pelvic pain is a symptom of poorly understood aetiology. Pelvic congestion and psychological factors have been identified as important aetiological factors but surprisingly few studies of therapies directed at these aetiologies have been performed. A limited number of trials suggest that the progestagen medroxyprogesterone acetate may be useful in relieving symptoms, but benefit may be restricted to duration of treatment only. Further research is required into both the basis of chronic… CONTINUE READING