Pelvic pain

This page is for adult patients. For pediatric patients, see: Prepubertal pelvic pain.

Background

  • This page outlines the general approach to pelvic pain

Classification by Abdominal pain location

Side-by-side comparison of quadrants and regions.
Chart of commonly reported referred pain sites.
RUQ pain Epigastric pain LUQ pain
Flank pain Diffuse abdominal pain Flank pain
RLQ pain Pelvic pain LLQ pain
Pelvic anatomy.

Clinical Features

  • Post-pubertal pelvic pain

Differential Diagnosis

Acute Pelvic Pain

Differential diagnosis of acute pelvic pain

Gynecologic/Obstetric

Genitourinary

Gastrointestinal

Musculoskeletal

Vascular

Postmenopausal Pelvic Pain

Gynecologic

Gastrointestinal

Urologic

Evaluation

Workup

  • Pregnancy test

Diagnosis

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References

  1. Norris DL, Young JD. UTI. EM Clin N Am. 2008; 26:413-30.