bartholinitis


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bartholinitis

 [bahr″to-lin-i´tis]
inflammation of the Bartholin glands.

bar·tho·lin·i·tis

(bar'tō-lin-ī'tis),
Inflammation of a vulvovaginal (Bartholin) gland.

bartholinitis

Inflammation of the Bartholin glands, which may be caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Streptococcus pneumoniae or other bacteria.

bartholinitis

Gynecology Inflammation of Bartholin's glands, which is usually bacterial

bar·tho·lin·i·tis

(bahr'tō-lin-ī'tis)
Inflammation of a vulvovaginal (Bartholin) gland.

Bartholinitis

Inflammation, sometimes with abscess formation, in one of the BARTHOLIN'S GLANDS.
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They can sometimes become infected causing bartholinitis in which an intensely painful red swelling forms at the opening of the ducts.
Among adults, C trachomatis has been reported to cause cervicitis, salpingitis, endometritis, bartholinitis, prepubertal vaginitis, peritonitis, perihepatitis (Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: probably more commonly than Neisseria gonorrhoeae), Reiter syndrome, arthritis, endocarditis, epididymitis, urethral syndrome, and urethritis.[31,48,49] It is estimated that among women who attend gynecology clinics and who are infected with N gonorrhoeae, C trachomatis may be concomitantly recovered up to 62% of the time, and that women culture-positive for C trachomatis may be asymptomatic from 44% to 77% of the time.[23,50] Evidence indicates that pelvic infection with C trachomatis may be associated with a greater likelihood of infertility than infection with N gonorrhoeae.[39,51]