• Streptococcus constellatus Tubo-ovarian Abscess in a Non-Sexually Active Adolescent Female

    4 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Tubo-ovarian abscess in non-sexually active female adolescents is a rare presentation to the pediatric emergency department. In the following case, bilateral TOA secondary to Streptococcus constellatus was diagnosed in a 13-year-old virginal female. The patient was seen 4 months before presentation for interventional radiology-guided drainage and antibiotic treatment for an intra-abdominal abscess due to suspected appendiceal rupture. Exploratory laparotomy on the most recent presentation demonstrated an appendix with inflammation and serositis on pathology report, a concern for chronic...
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