salpingitis


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Related to salpingitis: salpingitis isthmica nodosa, eustachian salpingitis

salpingitis

 [sal″pin-ji´tis]
1. inflammation of a fallopian tube.
2. inflammation of the eustachian tube.
Salpingitis. Infection in fallopian tubes causes them to become enlarged, hyperemic, and tender. McKinney et al., 2000.
mural salpingitis (parenchymatous salpingitis) pachysalpingitis.

sal·pin·gi·tis

(sal'pin-jī'tis),
1. Inflammation of the uterine tube.
2. Inflammation of the pharyngotympanic tube.
[salping- + G. -itis, inflammation]

salpingitis

/sal·pin·gi·tis/ (sal″pin-ji´tis) inflammation of an auditory or a uterine tube.salpingit´ic

salpingitis

(săl′pĭn-jī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the fallopian or eustachian tube.

salpingitis

[sal′pinjī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, salpinx + itis, inflammation
1 an inflammation or infection of the fallopian tube. See also pelvic inflammatory disease.
2 inflammation of the eustachian tube.

salpingitis

ENT
An obsolete term for inflammatiooccidianustachian tube.
 
Gynaecology
(1) Inflammation of the fallopian tube.
(2) Pelvic inflammatory disease.

sal·pin·gi·tis

(sal'pin-jī'tis)
Inflammation of the uterine or the auditory tube.
[salping- + G. -itis, inflammation]

salpingitis

Inflammation of a FALLOPIAN TUBE, usually as a result of infection that has spread from the vagina or womb (uterus). Salpingitis may be caused by chlamydial infection, GONORRHOEA or an infection acquired after childbirth.

Salpingitis

Inflammation of the fallopian tube.
Mentioned in: Ectopic Pregnancy

salpingitis

1. inflammation of a uterine tube.
2. inflammation of the eustachian tube.

mural salpingitis
pachysalpingitis.
parenchymatous salpingitis
pachysalpingitis.
References in periodicals archive ?
Some research suggests that chlamydial infections increase the risk of infertility and ectopic pregnancy because the symptoms of salpingitis may be mild or nonspecific.
Decrease in incidence of women treated in hospital of acute salpingitis in Sweden.
A number of clinical conditions like mucopurulent endocervicites, endometritis or salpingitis have been attributed to this infection.
Necropsies of 3 birds showed salpingitis, peritonitis, and interruption of follicular development.
35,36) It may be encountered in tuberculous salpingitis and nontuberculous salpingitis.
coli induced pericarditis, perihepatitis, peritonitis, salpingitis and airsacculitis.
Until this study, most studies have been conducted with males and in STD clinics, though infection in females has been implicated in urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, and endometritis.
A clinical history of a prior fallopian tube lesion (eg, tubal pregnancy, hydrosalpinx, chronic salpingitis, or salpingitis isthmica nodosum) is often (but not always) present.
Salpingitis and postinflammatory adhesions as observed in our patient are known sequelae of genital chlamydial infection in animals and humans (13).
Among women at days 1 to 14 of their cycle, 56 of 73 (77%) had documented endometritis and/or salpingitis, compared with 32 of 54 (59%) who were at day 15 and beyond (Am.
This infection, particularly in women may ascend to more serious diseases including endometritis (infection of the uterine wall) salpingitis (infection of the fallopian tubes), and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).