pyometra


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pyometra

 [pi″o-me´trah]
an accumulation of pus within the uterus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

py·o·me·tra

(pī'ō-mē'tră),
Accumulation of purulent material in the uterine cavity.
[pyo- + G. mētra, uterus]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

py·o·me·tra

(pī'ō-mē'tră)
Accumulation of pus in the uterine cavity.
[pyo- + G. mētra, uterus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Enfekte olgular ise pyometrokolpos ya da pyometra olarak isimlendirilir (23, 24).
If you have owned a female dog, you may have heard of pyometra (or "pyo" for short).
Pyometra, the accumulation of purulent material in the uterine cavity, represents 0.038% of gynecologic admissions; its etiology is impaired drainage of the uterine cavity (1).
A typical presentation of carcinosarcoma combined with uterus inversion includes pyometra with vaginal bleeding, bloody or watery discharge, abdominal pain, or a polypoid mass in a postmenopausal woman.
anaerobius isolates Clinical condition No (%) Deep-seated abscess 10 (33.3) Diabetic foot 4 (13.3) Necrotizing fasciitis 4 (13.3) Osteomyelitis of lower limb joints 4 (13.3) Gangrene of foot 4 (13.3) Non-healing ulcer of leg 3 (10) Pyometra 1 (3.3) Table 2.
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Moreover, uterine infections during puerperal and post-puerperal periods, fetal deaths, abortions, pyometra, and fetal mummification and maceration are also reported as causes of losses, and decreases in reproductive efficiency (Vilela et al., 2007).
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