The challenge of pelvic inflammatory disease.

  • Marie-Ann Wright
  • Published 1990 in
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…


Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the upper genital tract in women that can include endometritis, parametritis, salpingitis, oophoritis, tubo-ovarian abscess, and peritonitis. The spectrum of disease ranges from subclinical, asymptomatic infection to severe, life-threatening illness; sequelae include chronic pelvic pain, ectopic pregnancy… (More)


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