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Pelvic adhesions

Pelvic adhesions

Overview

Pelvic adhesions are bands of scarlike tissue that form between two surfaces inside the body. Inflammation from infection, surgery, or trauma can cause tissues to bond to other tissues or organs.

Update Date 5/16/2012