Laparoscopy has an important role in the diagnosis and management of acute pelvic pain. Its exact role in the evaluation of patients with chronic pelvic pain is more controversial and limited.153 Of patients with CPP 14-77

percent have no obvious pathology and two-thirds of patients have findings of adhesions, which may or may not play a role in their pain.29,154 In a review on the use of laparoscopy in chronic pelvic pain, Howard4,155 found that CPP patients had approximately twice the incidence of pelvic pathology compared with the 28 percent incidence of pathology in the non-CPP population.

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