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Tan BP, Ong CL
Correspondence: Dr Bien-Peng Tan, email@example.com
Acute pelvic pain is a common presentation in women. There are a myriad of causes, both gynaecological and non-gynaecological in origin. Ultrasonography is well-established as the primary initial investigation of choice. Familiarity with the imaging features of the commonly-associated conditions aids in the rapid diagnosis, and immediate management of the patient. This article provides a pictorial review of the common gynaecological causes of pelvic pain.
Keywords: acute pelvic pain, adnexal torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, ultrasonography
Singapore Med J 2008; 49(6): 511-516