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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2019, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part E

Clinical profile of patients with pelvic inflammatory disease: A cross sectional study at tertiary care centre
Author(s): Kanchan Rani, Rehana Nazam and Priyanka Rathore
Abstract:
Introduction: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease infection and inflammation of upper female genital tract including endometritis, salpingitis, oopheritis, tubo-ovarian abscess and pelvic peritonitis. This study is to find out clinical profile of patients with pelvic inflammatory disease.
Material and Methods: It was a cross sectional study which was conducted in department of obstetrics and gynaecology for a period of 6 months from March to August 2019.A total of 150 patients in reproductive age group presenting with lower abdomen pain and vaginal discharge and having either cervical motion tenderness, uterine tenderness or adnexal tenderness on bimanual examination were selected randomly. All variables like age, parity, literacy, socioeconic status, contraceptive methods used and various presenting complaints were noted.
Result: Maximum number of patients were between 25 to 29 years of age (34%). Maximum patients of pelvic inflammatory disease were with parity 2 to 5 (64%).It was commonest in illiterate women (54.67%) and low socioeconomic status (88%).Commonest presenting symptom were discharge per vaginum (74.67%) followed by pain lower abdomen (84%). Cervical motion tenderness was 90.67%, uterine tenderness in 80.67%, adenexal mass in 4% only
Conclusion: PID was more common in age group 25 to 29years, multipara, ileterate women and in low socio economic status. Most common presentation were discharge per vaginum, pain lower abdomen and lower bachache. Maximum women prented with multiple complaints. On examination most patient had uterine tenderness, cervical motion tenderness adnexal tenderness.
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How to cite this article:
Kanchan Rani, Rehana Nazam, Priyanka Rathore. Clinical profile of patients with pelvic inflammatory disease: A cross sectional study at tertiary care centre. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2019;3(6):308-310. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2019.v3.i6e.432
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology