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Diseases » Acute pelvic pain » Glossary

Glossary for Acute pelvic pain

  • Acute Appendicitis: Infection of the appendix
  • Cystitis: Bladder infection or inflammation
  • Diverticular Disease: Protrusions of the colon wall (diverticulosis) or their inflammation (diverticulitis)
  • Ectopic pregnancy: A condition where a fertilized egg embeds itself outside the uterus.
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Infection of the womb and fallopian tubes.
  • Primary Dysmenorrhea: Painful menstruation which is not associated with pelvic pathology
  • Septic abortion: An abortion associated with a uterine infection. The infection can occur during or just before or after an abortion. The infection can result from factors such as Chlamydia, IUD's or attempted abortion using infected tools.
  • Urinary calculi:


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