Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease is a general term which refers to the infection of female reproductive organs.
- The female reproductive system consists of the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
- PID is a serious consequence of STD sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually active women in the age group of 15 to 25 years, especially who have multiple sexual partner s are at a higher risk although the disease may occur in women with monogamous relationship.
- Increased risk of Infertility and ectopic pregnancy, especially tubal pregnancies are serious consequences of PID.
Figure: Complications of PID
Figure: Diagnostic laparoscopy