Cover Story: Finding the cause of chronic pelvic pain

January 1, 2002

When patients present with pelvic pain, the list of diseases to consider is long and includes ectopic pregnancy, acute salpingitis, a variety of sexually transmitted diseases, acute dysmenorrhea, cervicitis, endometriosis, fibroids, and uterine inversion. But in your search for gynecologic causes, dont overlook common neurologic disorders outlined in this article.