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Publication date: Thursday, 01 September 2011
Contributor(s): Kathy Abernethy

Chronic pelvic pain is a common gynaecological problem. It has an estimated prevalence of 38 per 1,000 in women aged 15-73. This rate is comparable with that of asthma (37/1,000) and chronic back pain (41/1,000). It is the single most common indication for referral to gynaecology clinics, accounting for 20% of all outpatient appointments in secondary care.
Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 2 Number 4 Oct-Nov-Dec 2010
Print edition page(s): 167
Contributor(s): Kathy Abernethy

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