Economic consequences of pelvic inflammatory disease in the United States.

  • James W. Curran
  • Published 1980 in American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Pelvic inflammatory disease is the most common serious complication of sexually transmitted infections caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis. Initial episodes of sexually transmitted acute PID occur most frequently in the 20 to 24 year age group, while sequelae such as infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and chronic PID are most common among… CONTINUE READING