Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain (> 6 months in duration) ...
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Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain (> 6 months in duration) - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm

Co-morbidities:

 • Somatization

 • Sexual/physical/psychological abuse

 • Depression/anxiety

 • Abdominal wall pain

Gynecologic:

 • Endometriosis

 • Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease

 • Dysmenorrhea

 • Adenomyosis

 • Ovarian cyst

 • Adhesions

Gastrointestinal:

 • Irritable bowel syndrome

 • Inflammatory bowel disease

 • Constipation

 • Neoplasm

Genitourinary:

 • Interstitial cystitis

 • Urinary retention

 • Neoplasm

Musculoskeletal:

 • Pelvic floor myalgia

 • Myofascial pain (trigger points)

 • Injury



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