"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)
- Pelvic Pain
- Pain, Pelvic
- Pains, Pelvic
- Pelvic Pains
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pelvic Pain".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Pelvic Pain".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pelvic Pain" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Pelvic Pain" was a major or minor topic of these publication.