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Menstrual Pain (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Dysmenorrhea.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Frederick B Gaupp, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Family Practice, Assumption Community Hospital. Coauthor(s): Laszlo Sogor, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Gynecology, Acting Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University MacDonald Women's Hospital; Associate Professor, Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University. Editors: Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Lee P Shulman, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Head, Section of Reproductive Genetics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.


Last Editorial Review: 3/28/2012

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