Definition of pelvic inflammatory disease in English:

pelvic inflammatory disease

Line breaks: pel¦vic in|flam¦ma|tory dis|ease
(abbreviation: PID)

noun

[mass noun]
Inflammation of the female genital tract, accompanied by fever and lower abdominal pain.
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  • Meckel's diverticulum, cecal diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic inflammatory disease, and endometriosis can cause false-positive ultrasound results.
  • Several case studies and one randomised controlled trial have shown that screening significantly reduces the prevalence of genital tract infections and pelvic inflammatory disease in women.
  • This combination product is indicated for treatment of moderate to severe infections such as appendicitis, skin and skin structure infection, pelvic inflammatory disease, and pneumonia.

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