Pelvic inflammatory disease in the adolescent.

  • F E Khoiny
  • Published 1989 in
    Journal of pediatric health care : official…

Abstract

Pelvic inflammatory disease is one of the most serious complications of sexually transmitted diseases. It is a medical and public health problem of great magnitude, and adolescents are at greater risk for its development than any other age group. Its sequelae of infertility, ectopic pregnancy, chronic pelvic pain, and dyspareunia may have a devastating… (More)

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