Treatment of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis A committee opinion

Capsule:
Pain associated with endometriosis may involve many mechanisms and requires careful evaluation to confirm the diagnosis and exclude other potential causes. Both medical and surgical treatments for pain related to endometriosis are effective, and choice of treatment must be individualized.

Author:
Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 101, Issue 4, Pages 927-935

Abstract:
Pain associated with endometriosis may involve a number of different mechanisms and requires careful evaluation to confirm the diagnosis and exclude other potential causes. Both medical and surgical treatments for pain related to endometriosis are effective, and choice of treatment must be individualized. This document replaces the document by the same name last published in 2008 (Fertil Steril 2008;90[3]:S260-269).

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