Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Clinics and Imaging

  • Luigi Grazioli
  • Lucio Olivetti
  • Alessandra Ranza


Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) involves the uterine tube (salpingitis), but may extend to the ovary (adnexitis or salpingo-oophoritis), the parametrium (parametritis) and the pelvic peritoneum (pelvic peritonitis). It may involve all of the these structures either simultaneously or subsequently.


Uterine Tube Female Reproductive System Ammatory Process Pelvic Peritonitis Rectouterine Pouch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luigi Grazioli
    • 1
  • Lucio Olivetti
    • 2
  • Alessandra Ranza
    • 1
  1. 1.First Department of RadiologyA. O. Spedali CiviliBresciaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic ImagingIstituti Ospitalieri di CremonaCremonaItaly

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