Introduction: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease


Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Infection of the womb and fallopian tubes.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a general term that refers to infection of the fallopian tubes (tubes that carry eggs from the ovary to the womb) and of other internal reproductive organs in women. It is a common and serious complication of some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Inside the lower abdominal cavity, PID can damage the fallopian tubes and tissues in and near the uterus and ovaries. Untreated PID can lead to serious consequences including infertility, ectopic pregnancy, abscess formation, and chronic pelvic pain. 1

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         Contents for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease:

1. excerpt from PID: DSTD

Last revision: June 10, 2003

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