Treatment of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis: a committee opinion

Fertil Steril. 2014 Apr;101(4):927-35. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.02.012. Epub 2014 Mar 13.


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. This document replaces the document by the same name last published in 2008 (Fertil Steril 2008;90:S260-9).

MeSH terms

  • Endometriosis / complications
  • Endometriosis / diagnosis*
  • Endometriosis / therapy*
  • Female
  • Gynecology / standards*
  • Humans
  • Pain Management / standards*
  • Pain Measurement / standards*
  • Pelvic Pain / etiology*
  • Pelvic Pain / therapy*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • United States