• Xanthogranulomatous salpingitis presenting as pyosalpinx in a non-sexually active adolescent girl

    1 month ago - By Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

    Pyosalpinx is a condition in which the Fallopian tube fills with purulent material and swells as a result of acute inflammation. It is usually caused by inadequate or delayed treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease. PID primarily occurs in sexually active women, If PID is not diagnosed and treated early, endometritis, peritonitis, salpingitis, adhesions, and pelvic abscess, including pyosalpinx and tuba ovarian abscess may develop. As a result of all these, chronic pelvic pain may arise and the increased risk of infertility and ectopic pregnancy may cause a long-term infection sequela.
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