[Sciatic hernia as a cause of chronic pelvic pain].


Sciatic hernia constitutes the scarcest group of hernias of pelvic floor; however, they should be considered in the origin of chronic pelvic pain. The proper diagnosis of sciatic hernias has allowed to surgeons treating successfully patients with acute or chronic pelvic pain, with intestinal or ureteral obstruction and with urinary or gluteus sepsis. It has to be considered as differential diagnosis before the finding of a congenital or acquired gluteus mass. Laparoscopist gynecologist should know the existence of this defect, to be familiar with its aspect in laparoscopic view and to know the laparoscopic treatment of this disease.

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@article{Ros2013SciaticHA, title={[Sciatic hernia as a cause of chronic pelvic pain].}, author={Jos{\'e} F De los R{\'i}os and Gustavo A Calle and Juan Manuel Del Rio Castaneda and Eduardo A Serna and Ricardo A V{\'a}squez and Adriana M Arango and Claudia C L{\'o}pez}, journal={Ginecología y obstetricia de México}, year={2013}, volume={81 4}, pages={201-5} }