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