pelvic inflammatory disease


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pelvic inflammatory disease

n. Abbr. PID
Inflammation of the female genital tract, especially of the fallopian tubes, caused by any of several bacteria, chiefly chlamydia and gonococci, and characterized by severe abdominal pain, high fever, vaginal discharge, and in some cases destruction of tissue that can result in sterility.

pelvic inflammatory disease

n
(Pathology) inflammation of a woman's womb, Fallopian tubes, or ovaries as a result of infection with one of a group of bacteria. Abbreviation: PID

pel′vic inflam′matory disease`


n.
an inflammation of the female pelvic organs, most commonly the fallopian tubes, usu. as a result of bacterial infection. Abbr.: PID
[1980–85]

pelvic inflammatory disease

(PID) Bacterial infection of the pelvic organs, especially the uterus, uterine tubes, or ovaries.
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Noun1.pelvic inflammatory disease - inflammation of the female pelvic organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by infection by any of several microorganisms (chiefly gonococci and chlamydia); symptoms are abdominal pain and fever and foul-smelling vaginal discharge
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
Translations

pel·vic in·flam·ma·to·ry dis·ease

n. enfermedad inflamatoria de la pelvis.
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Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID) is an important gynecological problem and is amongst the serious infections facing women today9, It is caused by the infection from the cervix and vagina which ascends and cause inflammation of ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus and might lead to infertility10,11.
A practitioner obtained a standardized history from the patient to assess for cervicitis or pelvic inflammatory disease; pelvic examination was performed by the same practitioner.
Pelvic inflammatory disease is known to be associated with ovarian cancer, and chlamydia is a leading cause of the disease, noted Dr.
Occasionally, the larvae may spread from sites other than the gastrointestinal tract, more commonly in females due to anatomical feasibility resulting in clinical conditions ranging from perineal itching to over presentations of pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and ectopic pregnancy.15,16 Literature review shows that the spread of larvae to these ectopic sites is explained by different mechanism.
Trichomonas vaginalis is associated with pelvic inflammatory disease in women infected with human immunodeficiency virus.
Pelvic inflammatory disease among female recruit trainees, active component, U.S.
INTRODUCTION: Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious syndrome of female reproductive system which results from the spread of infections.
During surgery to terminate the pregnancy, he found he had to perform a total hysterectomy because the patient had extensive pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) caused by a long history of sexually transmitted disease.
VIENNA -- Mycoplasma genitalium is a new bad boy of sexually transmitted infections, prompting experts to rethink how to treat nongonococcal urethritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and other infections caused by the pathogen.
Occlusion at the ampullary end of the fallopian tube results in Hydrosalpinx, commonly caused by pelvic inflammatory disease, outlines as dilated part of tube with no intra peritoneal spill of contrast.
The recall is limited to two product SKUs; these tampons were made with a raw material contaminated with the bacterium, Enterobacter sakasakii, which may cause health risks including vaginal infections, urinary tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease or infections that can be life-threatening.