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Management of acute pelvic infection/pelvic inflammatory disease 

Management of acute pelvic infection/pelvic inflammatory disease
Management of acute pelvic infection/pelvic inflammatory disease

Sambit Mukhopadhyay

, Edward Morris

, and Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

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date: 24 June 2021

Pelvic inflammatory disease is an acute clinical syndrome associated with ascending spread of infection, usually from the vagina or cervix to the endometrium, fallopian tubes, and/or contiguous structures. This chapter covers the common causes of pelvic inflammatory disease, clinical features, complications, differential diagnosis, and examples of treatment regimens.

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