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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The differential diagnosis includes pyometra, tuboovarian abscess, an infected ectopic pregnancy, malignancy, perforated viscus, or degenerating fibroids [2, 8].
Enterobius vermicularis infection with tuboovarian abscess and peritonitis occurring during pregnancy.
There is a case of AWE in a 15-year-old patient two years after appendectomy and one year after tuboovarian abscess (6).
We report a case of NTM infection in a patient who was initially treated as tuboovarian abscess and eventually diagnosed to have abdominopelvic TB.
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. The importance of recognition lies in the higher rate of retroperitoneal and distant metastasis than associated in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer.
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.