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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Inflammation of the upper female genital tract

Progressive process beginning at lower genital tract

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Spread of PID

Bacteria (Via lymphatics)
Gonorrhea
Circulatory

3

Lab findings with PID

Elevated WBC
High erythrocyte sedimentation 7
elevated C-reactive protein
Positive gonorrhea or chlamydia
Positive bacterial vaginosis

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Clinical findings of PID

Lower abdomen /pelvic pain
Fever
Increased WBC
Mucopurulent cervical discharge

5

How many stages of PID

Four

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What are the stages of PID

Stage 1 Endometritis
Stage 2 Salpingitis
Stage 3 Tuboovarian complex or tuboovarian abscess (TOA)
Chronic disease

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Stage One endometritis

Mildly enlarged uterus
Blurring of myometrial / endometrial junction
Endometrium
Thickened
Heterogeneous
Contain fluid
Indistinct pelvic organ borders

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Endometriosis

Growth of endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterus

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How many stages of endometriosis

4
what

10

what are the four stages of endometriosis

Minimal, mild, moderate and severe)

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endometriosis peritoneal lesions

Vary in size: millimeters to centimeters
Vary in echogenicity: hypoechoic to hyperechoic

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Most common sites for endometriosis

Ovaries
Posterior CDS

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where are other locations for endometriosis

Bladder
Rectovaginal septum
Uterosacral ligaments