pyosalpinx


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pyosalpinx

 [pi″o-sal´pinks]
an accumulation of pus in a fallopian tube.

py·o·sal·pinx

(pī'ō-sal'pingks),
Distention of a uterine (fallopian) tube with pus.
Synonym(s): pus tube
[pyo- + G. salpinx, trumpet (tube)]

pyosalpinx

/pyo·sal·pinx/ (-sal´pinks) a collection of pus in a uterine tube.

pyosalpinx

[pī′ōsal′pingks]
Etymology: Gk, pyon + salpinx, tube
an accumulation of pus in a fallopian tube. See also salpingitis.

py·o·sal·pinx

(pī'ō-sal'pingks)
Distention of a uterine tube with pus.
[pyo- + G. salpinx, trumpet (tube)]

pyosalpinx

an accumulation of pus in a uterine tube.
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If not treated in time, the condition can progress to secondary endometriosis, pelvic adhesion, pyosalpinx, and even pyocolpos [Figure 1].
The sonologist misdiagnosed one endometrioma as a fibroma, two as pyosalpinx, one as an abscess, and one as a dermoid mass.
7) Some patients present with complications like pyohematocolpos, pyosalpinx or peritonitis and long term complications including endometriosis, pelvic adhesion and infertility.
Multiplanar reconstructions help to distinguish pyosalpinx from multiloculated abscess.
Hydrosalpinx or pyosalpinx may develop from an occluded tube.
Hydrosalpinx noted in 40 cases, pyosalpinx, endometriosis, hematosalpinx, torsion constituted a small percentage of cases.
When hydrosalpinx is complicated by pyosalpinx, the T2 signal intensity may exhibit shading or hypointense areas from the high protein content, similar to that of an endometrioma.
This picture often mimics intra-operative tubo ovarian abscess, hydro-, hemato-, or pyosalpinx.