Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID):SFAF
infection of the upper female
reproductive tract including the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
PID is often the result of untreated chlamydiasis or gonorrhea. Symptoms
include pain, fever and vaginal discharge. Without treatment, PID can
become chronic and severe and may lead to scarring, infertility, ectopic
pregnancy, septicemia and death. See also salpingitis.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)JAMA A term used to describe infections of the uterus, the fallopian tubes, and the ovaries. PID is usually the result of untreated sexually transmitted disease, primarily chlamydia or gonorrhea. See also Fallopian Tubes; Ovary; Uterus.
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