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Infrequently, a pelvic infection may ascend the right flank, causing perihepatic inflammation that may mimic liver, gallbladder, or right renal pain. This perihepatic inflammation is called the ___________ syndrome.

Fitz-Hugh-Curtis

2

Sexually transmitted PID is spread via the _______ of the pelvic organs through the cervix into the pelvic cavity.

mucosa

3

Infection in the uterine endometrium is known as _________; inflammation in the fallopian tubes is called acute ________.

endometritis, Salpingitis

4

As the dilated tube becomes obstructed, it becomes filled with pus, a condition known as _________.

pyosalpinx

5

Cinically, patients with pelvic inflammatory disease may present with intense pelvic _______ and tenderness described as dull and aching, with constant _______ discharge.

pain, vaginal

6

An obstructed tube filled with serous secretions is a _______ ; This can occur as a result of PID, endometriosis, or postoperative adhesions.

hydrosalpinx

7

Severe and chronic pyosalpinx often contains _______, _______ mucoid pus, which does not transit sound as well as serous fluid or blood.

thick, echogenic

8

When periovarian adhesions that distort anatomy form, the ovary cannot be separated from the inflamed dilated tube and is called the _______ complex.

tubo-ovarian

9

Inflammation of the peritoneum-the serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity and covering the viscera- is called ________

peritonitis

10

Internal endometriosis is called _________ and occurs within the uterus. External endometriosis is called __________ and occurs outside the uterus, for example, in the pouch of Douglas, surface of the ovary and fallopian tube and uterus, broad ligaments, and rectovaginal septum.

adenomyosis, endometriosis

11

Endometriomas may appear as bilateral or unilateral ovarian cysts with patterns ranging from _________ to ________, depending on the amount of blood and its organization.

anechoic, solid

12

Pain and development of a pelvic mass after pelvic surgery can indicate complications such as postoperative __________, ___________, or __________ formation.

bleeding, hematomas, abscess