In this lecture, the attendee will learn about pelvic pain, and more specifically about endometriosis. We will discuss the various causes of pelvic pain. We will discuss the epidemiology of endometriosis, as well as theories of its pathophysiology. We will learn what signs and symptoms are seen in women with endometriosis. Finally, will discuss the most up to date medical and surgical treatments of endometriosis. This lecture is a case-based discussion using various real life situations to help in the clinical identification and treatment of pelvic pain and endometriosis.
The Washington Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association as a Category 1 CME Sponsor.