Obstetrics and Gynecology/Dysmenorrhea
Dysmenorrhoea is menstrual pain in the abdomen, inner thighs, lower back or pelvis.
Differential Diagnosis[edit | edit source]
- Endometrial Polyps
- Ovarian cysts
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
- Submucosal Fibroids
- Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
Diagnosis[edit | edit source]
The diagnosis of amenorrhoea is made using the following clinical skills:
References[edit | edit source]
O'Connor, J. Pathology 2nd ed. Mosby. Edinburgh. 2002.
McCarthy, A & Hunter, B (2003) Master Medicine: Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2nd ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunder