Endometriosis and pelvic pain

Baillieres Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 1993 Dec;7(4):775-89. doi: 10.1016/s0950-3552(05)80463-8.


The majority of patients with pain associated with endometriosis will obtain benefit from the many and varied therapies available for the treatment of endometriosis. The minority who fail to obtain relief from the conventional therapies may obtain benefit from referral to a pain clinic.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Chronic Disease
  • Endometriosis / classification
  • Endometriosis / complications*
  • Endometriosis / therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pelvic Pain / epidemiology
  • Pelvic Pain / etiology*
  • Pelvic Pain / physiopathology
  • Pelvic Pain / psychology
  • Pelvic Pain / therapy
  • Severity of Illness Index