Infected endometriotic cysts secondary to oocyte aspiration for in-vitro fertilization

Y. Yaron, M. R. Peyser, D. Samuel, A. Amit, J. B. Lessing*

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Abstract

Two weeks after oocyte aspiration for in-vitro fertilization, a 38-year-old woman with a history of endometriosis presented with abdominal pain and fever. On exploratory laparotomy, both ovaries were enlarged and contained seropurulent fluid. Unilateral oophorectomy and drainage of seropurulent fluid. Unilateral oophorectmy and drainage of the other ovary were performed. Pathological examination revealed infected endometriotic cysts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1759-1760
Number of pages2
JournalHuman Reproduction
Volume9
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1994

Keywords

  • IVF
  • Infected endometrioma
  • Oocyte aspiration

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