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2022 May 27

Medicine (Baltimore)



Primary ovarian abscess in virginal young woman with huge endometriosis cyst: A case report.


Liu W, Zhang Z, Li D
Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 May 27; 101(21):e29463.
PMID: 35623079.


Primary ovarian abscess which develops as an isolated lesion without simultaneous tubal infection is a rare entity. Ovarian abscess (OA) is a serious complication of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) rarely seen in virginal girls. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to prevent further sequela including infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and chronic pelvic pain.