pelvic congestion syndrome

pelvic congestion syndrome

an abnormal gynecological condition characterized by chronic low back pain, dysuria, dysmenorrhea, vague lower abdominal pain, vaginal discharge, and dyspareunia. The cause of the symptoms is not understood; formerly it was thought that the vascular bed of the area was distended with blood, but this has not been demonstrated. Women between 25 and 45 years of age are most often affected.

pelvic congestion syndrome

A cause of chronic, nonmenstrual pelvic pain, typically occurring in multiparous women and associated with dilated veins near the ovaries and uterus.
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The patient underwent localized large vein sclerotherapy for pelvic congestion syndrome at El Camino Hospital by Dr.
It is associated with ovarian vein varicosities (dilation) termed as pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS).
Other topics include pelvic congestion syndrome, adhesions, fibroids and adenomyosis, urological and musculoskeletal causes, enterocolic origins, dyspareunia, and multidisciplinary management of pain without obvious pathology.
Forms of chronic pelvic pain include endometriosis, pelvic congestion syndrome, surgery-related tissue adhesions and scarring, chronic pelvic pain without clear pathology, and neuropathic pain.
Pelvic congestion syndrome is a real disease entity that affects up to 16% of American women, and can be successfully treated with transfemoral embolotherapy, according to researchers who presented data at the annual meeting of the Society of Interventional Radiology.
Your orgasmic pain could be a condition called pelvic congestion syndrome.
Pelvic congestion syndrome, a disorder that may be caused by varicose-type veins around the ovaries.
ArtVentive Medical Group's EOS device, which is increasingly being used in Europe in the emerging pelvic congestion syndrome indication, will also likely enter the US market in the near future.
Symptoms of pelvic congestion syndrome are heaviness in the pelvis with standing, low abdominal pain, painful varicosities in branches around the labia and vulva, and varicosities that emerge from the gluteal region and extend into the legs.
The Cook TPV Set is designed to diagnose Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (PCS), one of the many causes of chronic pelvic pain.
Up to 15 percent of women, generally between the ages 20 and 50, have a condition called Pelvic Congestion Syndrome or pelvic varicose veins.