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Pelvic peritonitis is inflammation and infection of the peritoneum,
the membrane that lines the abdomen in the pelvic area. Pelvic peritonitis occurs
most often as a complication of an infection of the fallopian tubes.
Signs of peritonitis include:
A person with these symptoms should seek immediate medical
attention. Without treatment, the illness rapidly worsens and can become
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
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