Pelvic Adhesive Disease

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Pelvic adhesive disease occurs when scar tissue bands bind organs. Pelvic adhesions can be created by previous infections, pelvic or abdominal surgery or endometriosis.

 

Causes

  • Abdominal surgery
  • Appendicitis
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic surgery
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease

 

Symptoms

  • Pelvic pain, pressure or swelling

 

Diagnosis

  • Pelvic examination
  • Laparoscopy 

 

Treatments

  • Medications
  • Laparoscopy
  • Surgery

TREATMENT LOCATIONS

Our doctors at Houston Methodist specialize in gynecology care at the following convenient locations: