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Fallopian Tube Abscess Evaluation

The evaluation of pelvic inflammatory disease and tubo-ovarian abscess begins with a history and physical exam, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in someone with a tubo-ovarian abscess may include:

Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of tubo-ovarian abscess.

Tests that may be used to evaluate tubo-ovarian abscess include:

Imaging tests that may be used to evaluate tubo-ovarian abscess include:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Fallopian Tube Abscess References
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