Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Definition: It is the polymicrobial infection and inflammation of the upper genital tract typically involving the fallopian tubes, ovaries and surrounding structures (endometritis, salpingitis, pelvic peritonitis, tubo-ovarian abscess). Causative organisms: Primary organisms: Ascending spread of micro-organisms from cervico-vaginal canal Neisseria gonorrhoeae (1/3rd cases) Chlamydia trachomats (1/3rd cases) Mycoplasma hominis (1/10th cases) Secondary organisms: Endogenous aerobes: […]

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