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Case 3 - A 16-Year-Old Adolescent with Ongoing Dysmenorrhea Despite Oral Contraceptive Pill Use

from Section I - Pelvic Pain

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 February 2019

David Chelmow
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Nicole W. Karjane
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hope A. Ricciotti
Affiliation:
Harvard Medical School
Amy E. Young
Affiliation:
University of Texas, Austin
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Office Gynecology
A Case-Based Approach
, pp. 7 - 9
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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