Learn More
BACKGROUND Bacterial vaginosis is a common gynecologic infection that has been associated with a variety of gynecologic and obstetric complications, including pelvic inflammatory disease, postabortal infection and premature delivery. Recent studies suggest that bacterial vaginosis may increase a woman's risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We(More)
Nose, throat, and upper respiratory conditions are leading causes of morbidity in women of all age groups. By looking slightly upward during anterior rhinoscopy, the examiner can see the middle turbinate (A). Because it is exposed to a wide variety of inhaled allergens, the nose is frequently involved in allergic disorders. The allergic response within the(More)
Nose, throat, upper respiratory conditions are leading causes of morbidity in women of all age groups. The normal tympanic membrane (A) is a pale, gray, ovoid semitransplant membrane situated obliquely at the end of the bony external auditory canal. In early otitis media, the membrane is retracted and pink with dilatation of the manubrial and(More)
  • 1