What is Perihepatitis?

Perihepatitis is inflammation of the serous or peritoneal coating of the liver.

Perihepatitis is often caused by one of the inflammatory disorders of the female upper genital tract, known collectively as Pelvic inflammatory disease.

Some patients have sharp right upper abdominal quadrant pain. One of the complications of perihepatitis is Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome.

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What is the significance of free fluid in the pouch of douglas? I had it in my last two ultrasounds and I wasn't in ovulation. Also, all my other...

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Non specific finding

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Free fluid in pouch of XXXXXXX is a very non...

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I have systemic or disseminated gonococcal infection. It seems no doctors or hospitals will help me. Can you offer any help or...

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Disseminated gonococcal infection can't persist for months without treated.

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Hi I was wondering what would be the results of not treating Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome ?

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FITZ-HUGH-CURTIS SYNDROME is characterized by perihepatitis associated with pelvic inflammatory disease -...

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