Glossary of Pelvic Cancer in Women

Curettage, curettage of the lining of the uterus. Implies that there will be removed superficial tissues. Atypical cells: Abnormal cells, cells with a different look than usual. May be harmless, but can also result from cell changes. Biopsy: Tissue sample, a piece of tissue is removed and sent for microscopic […]

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Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Facts Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Acute pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries or peritoneum Several different bacteria can cause acute pelvic inflammatory disease, the most common are chlamydia Symptoms can vary in intensity from mild discomfort to severe pain accompanied by malaise and fever Common […]

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