Incidence of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome in adolescents who have pelvic inflammatory disease.

@article{Risser2007IncidenceOF,
  title={Incidence of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome in adolescents who have pelvic inflammatory disease.},
  author={William Leigh Risser and Jan Mary Hale Risser and Laura J Benjamins and Jennifer M Feldmann},
  journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={179-80}
}
PURPOSE We determined the incidence of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome (FHCS) in adolescents who had mild to moderately severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Harris County Juvenile Detention Center, April 2000-April 2006. PARTICIPANTS Incarcerated female adolescents. INTERVENTION In patients who met accepted criteria for the diagnosis of PID, we determined the proportion that had right upper quadrant pain that responded to therapy for PID. They… CONTINUE READING