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Case Rep Obstet Gynecol


Bali Belly: Found in an Infected Ovarian Endometrioma.


Pathiraja PDM, Rafi J, Woolnough E, Clare A
Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2020; 2020:3581091.
PMID: 32908743.


Salmonella is an extremely rare cause of an infected endometrioma. We present a case of a 30-year-old immunocompetent woman presenting with fevers and abdominal pain, on a background of prior endometriosis. Initial antibiotic treatment for pelvic inflammatory disease failed, and the patient progressed to septic shock requiring surgical evacuation of an infected ovarian endometrioma. Microbiological samples from stool, ovary, and peritoneal fluid revealed infection with . The likely diagnosis was Salmonella enterocolitis with bacterial translocation to an ovarian endometrioma.