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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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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

 




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