Salpingitis is inflammation of the fallopian tubes, which lie
between the uterus and the ovaries. This occurs most often as a complication of
an infection of a woman's reproductive organs.
Salpingitis may cause dull, cramping lower abdominal pain, fever,
vaginal discharge, and fertility problems. Antibiotics and sometimes surgery
are used to treat the condition.
August 1, 2012
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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