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Chronic pelvic pain: clinical dilemma or clinician's nightmare
  1. Ahmos F F Ghaly1,
  2. Patrick F W Chien2
  1. 1Department of Genito-Urinary Pelvic Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, Tayside DD1 9SY, UK
  2. 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  1. Dr Ahmos Ghalyahmosg{at}


Chronic pelvic pain is a common problem presenting a major challenge to healthcare professionals. This is partly due to the lack of understanding of the aetiology and natural history of the disease. This condition is best managed using a multidisciplinary approach. In recent years, the emphasis in the clinical management has tended towards psychosocial or psychosexual involvement after organic disease has been excluded.

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