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Inflammation of the fallopian tube.
Inflammation of the eustachian tube.



an inflammation of the fallopian tubes that develops when an infection spreads from the uterus, for example, by septic microflora or in cases of gonorrhea, or from other organs through the blood, for example, in cases of tuberculosis.

Salpingitis usually starts with lesions of the mucosa of the fallopian tubes and gradually spreads to other tubular layers. The disturbance of the peristalsis of fallopian tubes or the development of uterine adhesions may cause an ectopic pregnancy or infertility. An accumulation of serous fluid in the lumen of a fallopian tube is called hydrosalpinx, and an accumulation of pus results in the development of pyosalpinx.

Salpingitis is generally chronic. An isolated infection of the fallopian tubes is rare. The ovaries are usually also affected. The symptoms, diagnosis, therapy, and prevention of salpingitis are the same as for salpingo-oophoritis.

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vermicularis may cause appendicitis, intestinal obstruction, intestinal perforation, enterocolitis, hepatic infection, urinary tract infections, epididymitis, sialoadenitis, and salpingitis.
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Among women at days 1 to 14 of their cycle, 56 of 73 (77%) had documented endometritis and/ or salpingitis, compared with 32 of 54 (59%) who were at day 15 and beyond (Am.
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Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonorrhoea) Adults Men: urethral * The risk of discharge transmission of (urethritis), gonorrhoea from an epididymitis, infected female to orchitis, her male partner is infertility estimated to be Women: cervicitis * It is estimated (infection of the that 30-80% of women neck of the womb), and 5% of men with endometritis, genital gonorrhoea salpingitis are asymptomatic.
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Cervicitis, salpingitis and tubal or extra uterine pregnancy were considered and since she was stable and had only mild symptoms, it was initially elected to observe her while treating her with intravenous fluids and antibiotics.
In women it can cause urethritis, cervicitis, endometritis and salpingitis eventually leading to peritubal adhesions that can result in subfertility or ectopic pregnancy.
But, most seriously, chlamydia can lead to salpingitis (inflammation of the fallopian tubes) and this may result in infertility.
This organism can cause mild chronic infections, such as cervicitis and urethritis, that progress to more serious diseases, such as ectopic pregnancy; pelvic inflammatory disease, salpingitis and infertility Because infections can be asymptomatic, infected individuals can transmit the organism to their sexual contacts.