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Pelvic Pain

"Pelvic Pain" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pelvic Pain" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pelvic Pain" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 121 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2008 and 2013
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