I am a
Home I AM A Search Login

Papers of the Week

2021 May 13

BMC Womens Health



Successful laparoscopic resection of ovarian abscess caused by Staphylococcus aureus in a 13-year-old girl: a case report and review of literature.


Murata T, Endo Y, Furukawa S, Ono A, Kiko Y, Soeda S, Watanabe T, Takahashi T, Fujimori K
BMC Womens Health. 2021 May 13; 21(1):198.
PMID: 33985484.


Ovarian abscesses, which occur mostly in sexually active women via recurrent salpingitis, occur rarely in virginal adolescent girls. Here, we present a case of an ovarian abscess in a virginal adolescent girl who was diagnosed and treated by laparoscopy.