Tubo-ovarian abscesses: spectrum of sonographic findings with surgical and pathological correlations.

@article{Varras2003TuboovarianAS,
  title={Tubo-ovarian abscesses: spectrum of sonographic findings with surgical and pathological correlations.},
  author={Michail Varras and Dimitris Polyzos and E Perouli and P Noti and I Pantazis and Ch. Akrivis},
  journal={Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 2-3},
  pages={117-21}
}
OBJECTIVE Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious condition that can lead to abscess formation. The purpose of this study was to identify the different sonographic markers on gray scale and color Doppler sonography in tubo-ovarian abscesses. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study group consisted of 25 women in whom the presence of tubo-ovarian abscess was confirmed by surgery and histopathology and their ultrasound records were analyzed retrospectively. RESULTS Presence of a mass was found… CONTINUE READING