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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Definition

Definition

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious infection of the female reproductive organs. These include the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. PID can cause scar tissue to form in the pelvis and fallopian tubes. This damage may result in infertility , a future tubal pregnancy , or chronic pelvic pain.

Female Reproductive Organs

Fallopian Tube, Ovary, and Uterus
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