Gynecologic infections

Wesley G Zeger, Kurtis Holt

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Abstract

The scope of gynecologic infections presenting to the emergency department is quite diverse. This article presents an update on the current literature for vaginitis, cervicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, tubo-ovarian abscesses, the Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome, herpes, and syphilis. Inadequate identification or treatment of these diseases can result is significant morbidity or mortality for the patient and for the fetus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)631-648
Number of pages18
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Volume21
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

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Uterine Cervicitis
Vaginitis
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Syphilis
Abscess
Hospital Emergency Service
Fetus
Morbidity
Mortality
Infection
Therapeutics
Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome

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  • Emergency Medicine

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Gynecologic infections. / Zeger, Wesley G; Holt, Kurtis.

In: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, Vol. 21, No. 3, 01.01.2003, p. 631-648.

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Zeger, Wesley G ; Holt, Kurtis. / Gynecologic infections. In: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. 2003 ; Vol. 21, No. 3. pp. 631-648.
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