Predictors of tuboovarian abscess in acute pelvic inflammatory disease.


OBJECTIVE To define the predictors discriminating between patients developing tuboovarian abscess (TOA) and those with non-TOA acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) on the day of admission to the hospital. STUDY DESIGN One hundred sixty-three patients were evaluated and divided into 2 groups: 42 patients diagnosed with clinical and sonographic evidence… (More)