Pelvic inflammatory Disease

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is an infection and inflammation of a women pelvic organs including the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries and cervix.
  • Pelvic inflammatory Disease usually develops as the result of spread of a sexually transmitted disease.
  • Most cases of PID are caused by Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Trachomatis and Tuberculosis.
  • Complications of untreated Pelvic Inflammatory Disease can include scar tissue, swelling of tubes, hydrosalpinx, pyosalpinx, enteric fever and bursted appendix.