"Salpingitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Inflammation of the uterine salpinx, the trumpet-shaped FALLOPIAN TUBES, usually caused by ascending infections of organisms from the lower reproductive tract. Salpingitis can lead to tubal scarring, hydrosalpinx, tubal occlusion, INFERTILITY, and ectopic pregnancy (PREGNANCY, ECTOPIC)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Salpingitis" by people in Profiles.
The Continued Challenges in the Diagnosis of Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Focus on Clinically Mild Disease. J Infect Dis. 2021 08 16; 224(12 Suppl 2):S75-S79.
Clinical utility of CA125 levels in predicting laparoscopically confirmed salpingitis in patients with clinically diagnosed pelvic inflammatory disease. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 1998; 6(4):182-5.
Observations concerning the microbial etiology of acute salpingitis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Apr; 170(4):1008-14; discussion 1014-7.
Microbial etiology of urban emergency department acute salpingitis: treatment with ofloxacin. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1992 Sep; 167(3):653-60.
Diagnosis and laparoscopic grading of acute salpingitis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1991 May; 164(5 Pt 2):1370-6.