violin string adhesions

A descriptive term for the taut fibrous bands between the anterior parietal peritoneum and the anterior face of the liver, typical of Neisseria gonorrhoeae-induced perihepatitis, which may be accompanied by RUQ pain, fever and a hepatic friction rub. Violin string adhesions also occur in the uterine adnexae in pelvic inflammatory disease due to Chlamydia trachomatis and in fibrinous mesothelial inflammation of the pericardium, pleura, and peritoneum

violin string adhesions

A descriptor for the taut fibrous bands between the anterior parietal peritoneum and the anterior face of the liver, typical of N gonorrhoeae-induced perihepatitis, which may be accompanied by RUQ pain, fever and a hepatic friction rub; VSAs also occur in the uterine adnexae in PID due to Chlamydia trachomatis and in fibrinous mesothelial inflammation of the pericardium, pleura, peritoneum
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