tuboovarian abscess

tu·bo·o·var·i·an ab·scess

a large abscess involving a uterine tube and an adherent ovary, resulting from extension of purulent inflammation of the tube.

tu·bo·o·var·i·an ab·scess

(tū'bō-ō-var'ē-ăn ab'ses)
A large abscess involving a uterine tube and an adherent ovary, resulting from extension of purulent inflammation of the tube.
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There is a case of AWE in a 15-year-old patient two years after appendectomy and one year after tuboovarian abscess (6).
A preoperative differential diagnosis of PFTC should be considered for an adnexal mass with raised CA125 levels in all postmenopausal women and premenopausal women not responsive to antibiotic therapy for tuboovarian abscess.
Tuboovarian abscess mimicking intraligamentar uterine myoma and an intrauterine device: a case report.
The gynecologic team performed a laparotomy that showed a 5-cm, left hydrosalpinx and a 10-cm, right tuboovarian abscess adherent to the uterus, sigmoid colon, pelvic sidewall, and pouch of Douglas.
All patients with tuboovarian abscess or perihepatitis and 6 of 7 patients who had anaerobic bacteria isolated from the fallopian tubes tested positive with these cutoff levels.
Events Requiring Reoperation After TVT Placement (*) Event Number of Cases Tape cut 29 Hematoma 23 Tape loosened 16 Suprapubic catheter placement 10 Bleeding/abscess at site of suprapubic catheter 5 Tape removed 3 Tape tightened 3 Bleeding from colpotomy 2 Small bowel perforation 1 Periurethral injection 1 Bleeding posterior repair (**) 6 Bleeding hysterectomy pedicle (**) 2 Tuboovarian abscess (**) 1 Nephrostomy, ureterocystostomy (**) 1 (*)Based on 3,713 procedures performed in Austria.
Tuboovarian abscess responds to medical therapy about 70% of the time, Dr.
A tuboovarian abscess (TOA) develops as a result of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) when the fallopian tube becomes inflamed.
It's particularly important to cover for anaerobes in cases of PID with comorbid bacterial vaginosis, tuboovarian abscess, or HIV infection, Dr.
In particular, being able to distinguish between tuboovarian complex and tuboovarian abscess may mean the difference between medication and surgery.