II. Risks

  1. Multiparous women

III. Pathophysiology

  1. Pelvic vein varicosities with congested pelvic organs

IV. Symptoms

  1. Pelvic Pain provocative factors
    1. Premenstrual timing
    2. Fatigue
    3. Standing
    4. Intercourse
  2. Menorrhagia
  3. Urinary Frequency

V. Signs: Uterus Exam

  1. Uterus Mobile
  2. Retroverted Uterus
  3. Uterus Soft, boggy, slightly enlarged

VI. Diagnosis

  1. Dilated veins on venography

VII. Management

  1. Intravenous Vasoconstrictor
  2. Medroxyprogesterone acetate
  3. Psychotherapy in combination with above

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Ontology: Pelvic congestion syndrome (C0152078)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
ICD9 625.5
SnomedCT 156027002, 39402007
Italian Congestione pelvica, Sindrome da congestione pelvica
Dutch bekkencongestiesyndroom, congestie; fibrose-syndroom, syndroom; congestie-fibrose, bekkenstuwing
French Syndrome de congestion pelvienne, CONGESTION PELVIENNE, Congestion pelvienne
German Parametropathia spastica-Syndrom, Paramethropathia spastica
Portuguese Síndrome de congestão pélvica, CONGESTAO PELVICA, Congestão pélvica
Spanish Síndrome de congestión pélvica, congestión pélvica, síndrome de Taylor, síndrome de congestión - fibrosis, síndrome de congestión pélvica (trastorno), síndrome de congestión pélvica, Congestión pélvica
Japanese 骨盤内うっ血, 骨盤うっ血症候群, コツバンナイウッケツ, コツバンウッケツショウコウグン
English PELVIC CONGESTION, pelvic congestion syndrome, pelvic congestion syndrome (diagnosis), Pelvic congestion synd, congestion fibrosis syndrome, pelvic congestion, taylor's syndrome, congestion pelvic syndrome, congestion-fibrosis syndrome, congestive pelvic syndrome, pelvic congestive syndrome, pelvic pain syndrome, Taylor's syndrome, Pelvic congestion syndrome, Congestion-fibrosis syndrome, PPS - Pelvic pain syndrome, Pelvic pain syndrome, Pelvic congestion, Pelvic congestion syndrome (disorder), congestion; fibrosis syndrome, syndrome; congestion-fibrosis
Czech Syndrom pánevní kongesce, Pánevní kongesce
Hungarian Kismedencei pangás, Pelvikus pangás syndroma