Pelvic inflammatory disease. From diagnosis to prevention.

@article{Paavonen1998PelvicID,
  title={Pelvic inflammatory disease. From diagnosis to prevention.},
  author={Jorma Paavonen},
  journal={Dermatologic clinics},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={
          747-56, xii
        }
}
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) refers to infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and adjacent pelvic structures that is not associated with surgery or pregnancy. PID causes major medical, social, and economic problems worldwide. Long-term sequelae, most notably tubal factor infertility and ectopic pregnancy, are common and extremely costly to the… CONTINUE READING