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Ovarian Torsion, “Answers”

1. What signs or symptoms make the diagnosis of ovarian torsion more likely?  What factors in the patient’s history make you more suspicious for torsion? How useful is the bi-manual exam? Ovarian torsion is defined as a partial or complete … Continue reading

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Ovarian Torsion, Questions

1. What signs or symptoms make the diagnosis of ovarian torsion more likely?  What factors in the patient’s history should make you more suspicious for torsion? How useful is the bi-manual exam?                 … Continue reading

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease “Answers”

1. Which factors on history and physical make you think a patient has more than cervicitis? Greater than 90% of patients with PID present with bilateral, lower abdominal pain. Time of onset is similarly suggestive, with up to 75% of … Continue reading

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

1. Which factors on history and physical make you think a patient has more than cervicitis? 2. Which antibiotic regimen do you use to treat patients with PID?  Do you routinely include metronidazole in your regimen? 3. What imaging do … Continue reading

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