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Descriptor English: Pelvic Pain
Descriptor Spanish: Dolor Pélvico
Descriptor dolor pélvico
Entry term(s) dolor pelviano
Scope note: Dolor en la región pélvica de origen genital o no-genital y de etiología orgánica o psicógena. Las causas frecuentes del dolor son la distensión o contracción de vísceras huecas, estiramiento rápido de la cápsula de un órgano sólido, irritación química, isquemia tisular y neuritis secundaria a procesos inflamatorios, neoplásicos o fibróticos en órganos vecinos. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)
Descriptor Portuguese: Dor Pélvica
Descriptor French: Douleur pelvienne
Entry term(s): Pain, Pelvic
Pains, Pelvic
Pelvic Pains
Tree number(s): C23.888.592.612.944
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017699
Scope note: Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin.
Annotation: refers to region, not pelvic bones
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Pain (1966-1993)
Pelvis (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
DeCS ID: 31202
Unique ID: D017699
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/08/09
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Pelvic Pain - Preferred
Concept UI M0026763
Scope note Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin.
Preferred term Pelvic Pain
Entry term(s) Pain, Pelvic
Pains, Pelvic
Pelvic Pains



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