Pneumococcal peritonitis in the presence of intra-uterine device - conservative treatment; a case report

I. Bukovsky, M. Neuman, R. Ron-El, R. Langer, E. Caspi

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Abstract

Presented is a case of pneumococcal peritonitis in the presence of an IUD. The bacteriological identification was made by culturing material obtained via culdocentesis on admission. Treatment was conservative. The English literature is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-82
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Volume33
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1989

Keywords

  • Conservative treatment
  • Intra-uterine device
  • P. pneumoniae
  • Peritonitis, pneumococcal
  • Pneumococcal peritonitis

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