tubo-ovarian abscess


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tubo-ovarian abscess

Etymology: L, tubus + ovum + abscedere, to go away
an abscess involving the ovary and fallopian tube. It is commonly associated with salpingitis.

tubo-ovarian abscess

An abscess involving both the fallopian tube and the ovary. It is typically transmitted sexually.
See also: abscess