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Chronic tuboovarian abscess due to Staphylococcus aureus: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2599258     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 40-year-old woman presented with a right adnexal mass. Laparotomy revealed a large tuboovarian abscess due to Staphylococcus aureus. The only significant past medical history was a Cesarean section and bilateral tubal ligation 10 years prior to admission. The tuboovarian abscess, due to this unusual organism, may have developed insidiously over a 10 year period. The patient recovered completely after excision of the abscess and antibiotic treatment.
Authors:
D Meirow; A Moses; S Maayan; J G Schenker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  1989 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-30     Completed Date:  1990-01-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Adult
Cesarean Section / adverse effects*
Fallopian Tube Diseases / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Female
Humans
Ovarian Diseases / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Staphylococcal Infections / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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