Routine Pelvic Examination for the Detection of Malignant or Benign Gynecological Conditions


( Last Updated : July 13, 2021)
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Question

​1. What is the clinical utility of routine pelvic examination for the detection of gynecological malignancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, or other benign gynecological conditions?

2. What is the clinical evidence regarding the safety of routine pelvic examination for the detection of gynecological malignancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, or other benign gynecological conditions?

Key Message

​• One systematic review with meta-analysis and 1 non-randomized study were identified regarding the clinical utility of routine pelvic examination for the detection of gynecological malignancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, or other benign gynecological conditions.

• One systematic review with meta-analysis and 1 non-randomized study were identified regarding the safety of routine pelvic examination for the detection of gynecological malignancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, or other benign gynecological conditions