TITLE

Tubo-ovarian abscess in a virgin girl

AUTHOR(S)
Ashrafganjooei, Tahere; Harirchi, Iraj; Iravanlo, Giti
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Summer2011, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p247
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Background: Tubo-ovarian abscess as a serious complication of pelvic inflammatory disease is very uncommon in sexually inactive girls. Case: We report a case of tubo-ovarian abscess in a 24-year-old sexually inactive girl with transverse vaginal septum who was presented with abdominal pain and a pelvic mass and without prior surgical history and no evidences of appendicitis, inflammatory bowel disease, or cancer. A huge unilateral tubo-ovarian abscess was recognized at. laparotomy. Unilateral salpingoophorectomy, hysterectomy and postoperative antibiotic therapy cured the patient. Conclusion: Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to prevent further sequel including infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and chronic pelvic pain which cause morbidity.
ACCESSION #
69849533

 

Related Articles

  • Xanthogranulomatous Salpingitis Associated with a Large Uterine Leiomyoma. Howey, Joanne Margaret; Mahe, Etienne; Radhi, Jasim // Case Reports in Medicine;2010, p1 

    A case of xanthogranulomatous salpingitis (XGS) associated with a large uterine leiomyoma in a 50-year-old woman is presented. Xanthogranulomatous inflammation is an uncommon form of chronic inflammation that is destructive to affected organs. It is characterized by the presence of lipid-filled...

  • Pelvic Abscess In A Patient With Hiv Infection In A Nigerian Hospital: Case Report. Hembah-Hilekaan, S.; Ngwan, Stephen D.; Swende, Terrumun Z. // Internet Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Oct2010, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p1 

    We report a case of pelvic abscess in a 27 year old HIV infected multiparous woman who presented in our hospital with abdominal pain, fever and offensive vagina discharge of one week duration. She had laparotomy with drainage of abscess and antibiotic treatment. Her recovery was uneventful and...

  • Fitz-Hugh–Curtis syndrome: CT findings of three cases. Hyeon Cho; Ho Kim; Jung Suh; Ghi Lee; Jae-Chan Shim; Young Kim // Emergency Radiology;Jan2008, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p43 

    Abstract  Clinical manifestations and computed tomography (CT) findings of Fitz-Hugh–Curtis syndrome (FHCS) are relatively well stabilized as right upper quadrant abdominal pain and hepatic capsular enhancement because of perihepatitis associated with pelvic inflammatory disease...

  • Recent Advances in Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Journey from Multiple Incision to Single Incision Hysterectomy. Tiwari, Sweta // World Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery;May-Aug2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p67 

    Four different approaches for hysterectomy are possible: through laparotomy; via the vagina; with the help of laparoscopy using several small incisions; and by single incision laparoscopic surgery. Currently, around 70 to 90% of hysterectomies are carried out via abdominal incision. This article...

  • Broad Ligament Myomectomy at Vaginal Hysterectomy Without Laparoscopic Assistance. Sheth, Shirish S. // Journal of Gynecologic Surgery;Winter2007, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p133 

    Purpose of Study: The aim of this study was to attempt the removal of a broad ligament fibroid (BLF) vaginally at vaginal hysterectomy (VH) performed for a benign indication and to spare the patient from laparotomy or laparoscopic-assisted VH. Main Findings: In 9 (9/18) patients, a successful...

  • Clinical and Cost Comparisons for Hysterectomy via Abdominal, Standard Laparoscopic, Vaginal and Robot-Assisted Approaches. Landeen, Laurie B.; Bell, Maria C.; Hubert, Helen B.; Bennis, Larissa Y.; Knutsen-Larson, Siri S.; Seshadri-Kreaden, Usha // South Dakota Medicine;Jun2011, p197 

    Introduction: The goal of this study was to compare outcomes and costs of four methods of hysterectomy: abdominal, standard laparoscopic, vaginal and robot-assisted approaches. Methods: We conducted a retrospective medical chart review of 1,474 consecutive hysterectomy patients with benign...

  • Laparoscopy-to-laparotomy quotient in obstetrics and gynecology residency programs. Sami Walid, M.; Heaton, Richard // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;May2011, Vol. 283 Issue 5, p1027 

    Introduction: Laparoscopic skills are indispensable to the practice of present-day gynecologists. Hence, we investigated the share of minimal invasive surgery in the training of obstetricians and gynecologists. Materials and methods: Information on resident experience from 197 obstetrics and...

  • A survey of vaginal hysterectomy ending in laparotomy. Furuhashi, M.; Suganuma, N. // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Dec2002, Vol. 267 Issue 2, p57 

    We did a retrospective study of 1,736 vaginal hysterectomies at Handa City Hospital from 1990 to 1999 with special reference to those 24 cases ending in laparotomy. The duration of operation, estimated blood loss, and uterine (with adnexal) weight of the failed vaginal hysterectomies were...

  • Ureterovaginal fistula: a case series. Shaw, J.; Tunitsky-Bitton, E.; Barber, M.; Jelovsek, J. // International Urogynecology Journal;May2014, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p615 

    Introduction and hypothesis: We describe the presentation, diagnosis, and management of ureterovaginal fistula over a 7-year period at a tertiary care center. Methods: A retrospective review of ureterovaginal fistula cases between 2003 and 2011 was performed. Demographic information, antecedent...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics