OBJECTIVE. The purposes ol' this article are to review the causes of pelvic cotigestion syndroitie and the imaging used to make the diagnosis and to summarize the treatment options. CONCLUSION. Pelvic congestion syndrome is one of many causes of chronic pelvic pain. It is thought to arise Iroin ovarian and pelvic venous incompetence. Findings from vari ous noninvasive imaging studies, such as Doppler ultrasound and MRI, in association with the clinical symptoms are critical in establishing the diagnosis.
- Ovarian vein
- Pelvic pain
- Venous insufticiency
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging