Pelvic inflammatory diseases (PID)


  • A syndrome comprising a spectrum of inflammatory disorders of the upper genital tract, including any combination of endometritis, salpingitis, tubo-ovarian abscess and pelvic peritonitis.
  • Clinical presentation varies widely in both severity and symptomatology.
  • Prompt treatment is essential to prevent long-term sequelae (including tubal infertility, ectopic pregnancy and chronic pelvic pain).