Pelvic Inflammatory Disease D000292

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Description

A spectrum of inflammation involving the female upper genital tract and the supporting tissues. It is usually caused by an ascending infection of organisms from the endocervix. Infection may be confined to the uterus (ENDOMETRITIS), the FALLOPIAN TUBES; (SALPINGITIS); the ovaries (OOPHORITIS), the supporting ligaments (PARAMETRITIS), or may involve several of the above uterine appendages. Such inflammation can lead to functional impairment and infertility.   MeSH

Subtype Terms (4)

Endometritis
17 approved drugs

Oophoritis
2 approved drugs

Parametritis
1 approved drug

Salpingitis
2 approved drugs


Phase 3 Indicated Drugs (1)

Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (1)

Other Experimental Indicated Drugs (3)


Organization Involved with Phase 3 Indications (1)

Organization Involved with Other Experimental Indications (3)

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