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Endometritis
Barton F. Lane, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Synonyms

                • Endometrial infection
              • Definitions

                • Polymicrobial infection resulting from ascending spread of organisms from cervix into uterus

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • CT Findings

                    • MR Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                    • Consider

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Plunk M et al: Imaging of postpartum complications: a multimodality review. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 200(2):W143-54, 2013
                                        2. Cicchiello LA et al: Ultrasound evaluation of gynecologic causes of pelvic pain. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 38(1):85-114, viii, 2011
                                        3. Müngen E et al: Postabortion Doppler evaluation of the uterus: incidence and causes of myometrial hypervascularity. J Ultrasound Med. 28(8):1053-60, 2009
                                        4. Vandermeer FQ et al: Imaging of acute pelvic pain. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 52(1):2-20, 2009
                                        5. Rufener SL et al: Sonography of uterine abnormalities in postpartum and postabortion patients: a potential pitfall of interpretation. J Ultrasound Med. 27(3):343-8, 2008
                                        6. Faro S: Postpartum endometritis. Clin Perinatol. 32(3):803-14, 2005
                                        7. Ledger WJ: Post-partum endomyometritis diagnosis and treatment: a review. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 29(6):364-73, 2003
                                        8. Savelli L et al: Transvaginal sonographic appearance of anaerobic endometritis. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 21(6):624-5, 2003
                                        9. Eckert LO et al: Endometritis: the clinical-pathologic syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 186(4):690-5, 2002
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                                        References
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Pathology

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                                    • Synonyms

                                                      • Endometrial infection
                                                    • Definitions

                                                      • Polymicrobial infection resulting from ascending spread of organisms from cervix into uterus

                                                    IMAGING

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                                • General Features

                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                    • Demographics

                                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                        • Treatment

                                                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                          • Consider

                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Plunk M et al: Imaging of postpartum complications: a multimodality review. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 200(2):W143-54, 2013
                                                                              2. Cicchiello LA et al: Ultrasound evaluation of gynecologic causes of pelvic pain. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 38(1):85-114, viii, 2011
                                                                              3. Müngen E et al: Postabortion Doppler evaluation of the uterus: incidence and causes of myometrial hypervascularity. J Ultrasound Med. 28(8):1053-60, 2009
                                                                              4. Vandermeer FQ et al: Imaging of acute pelvic pain. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 52(1):2-20, 2009
                                                                              5. Rufener SL et al: Sonography of uterine abnormalities in postpartum and postabortion patients: a potential pitfall of interpretation. J Ultrasound Med. 27(3):343-8, 2008
                                                                              6. Faro S: Postpartum endometritis. Clin Perinatol. 32(3):803-14, 2005
                                                                              7. Ledger WJ: Post-partum endomyometritis diagnosis and treatment: a review. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 29(6):364-73, 2003
                                                                              8. Savelli L et al: Transvaginal sonographic appearance of anaerobic endometritis. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 21(6):624-5, 2003
                                                                              9. Eckert LO et al: Endometritis: the clinical-pathologic syndrome. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 186(4):690-5, 2002