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
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With these limitations of our case report, we could not establish if Enterobius vermicularis was the sole etiologic agent of this patient's tubo-ovarian abscess.
Sequelae of PID * ectopic pregnancy * infertility * chronic pelvic pain * dyspareunia * pelvic adhesions * recurrent PID * tubo-ovarian abscess
a patient has tubo-ovarian abscess or a weakened immune system
5% Table 5: Differential diagnosis of an adnexal mass in pregnancy Varian Non ovarian Benign Ectopic pregnancy Functional cysts Paraovarian cyst Follicular cysts Leiomyoma Corpus luteum cysts Hydrosalpinx Theca-lutein cysts Tubo-ovarian abscess Luteomas Peritoneal inclusion cyst Hemorrhagic cysts Diverticular abscess Benign cystic teratomas Appendiceal abscess or tumor Serous cystadenomas Fallopian tube cancer Mucinous cystadenomas Pelvic kidney Endometriomas Lymphoma Malignant Epithelial Germ cell Sex cord/stromal Granulosa cell Metastatic Pseudomyxoma peritonei
Following CT scans and US, she was found to have a tubo-ovarian abscess.
2-5] We report a case of tubo-ovarian abscess occurring 8 months after elective abdominal hysterectomy.
Pelvic ultrasound can be especially useful in excluding pelvic pathology, such as tubo-ovarian abscess or ovarian torsion that may mimic acute appendicitis