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Pelvic malignancy presenting as a pelvic inflammatory process in pre and postmenopausal women.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1915464     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Among two hundred and twenty-one patients admitted with the diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), 6 had an underlying malignancy. The rate of underlying malignancy was 1.4% in premenopausal patients and 42.8% in postmenopausal patients. This difference was statistically significant, p less than 0.001. In postmenopausal patients presenting with a pelvic inflammatory process pelvic malignancy should be highly suspected and thorough examination made.
Authors:
G Ben-Baruch; Y Menashe; S Leibovitz; E Schiff; J Menczer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-19     Completed Date:  1991-11-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  347-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Combined Modality Therapy
Female
Humans
Menopause*
Middle Aged
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease / etiology*
Pelvic Neoplasms / complications*,  therapy,  ultrasonography

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