Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pelvic Infection Female Incidence

Facts about pelvic inflammatory disease:

  • About 10 percent of women of reproductive age develop pelvic inflammatory disease.
  • About 1 million women develop pelvic inflammatory disease in the US each year
  • About 150,000 women are hospitalized for treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease in the US each year.
  • About 20 percent of cases of pelvic inflammatory disease result in infertility.

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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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