Myometritis

Myometritis is a term given when there is inflammation of the myometrium. It can fall under broader umbrella term of pelvic inflammatory disease and can often be associated with endometritis. It can arise in a variety of situation with puerperal situations being the most common. In some situations, puerperal infection with Group A streptococcus (GAS) has be be shown to result in an acute necrotizing myometritis 1-2

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rID: 84428
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Myometrial inflammation

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