An incidental finding of chronic salpingitis complications: Tubo-uterine fistula
Aytekin Tokmak, Alev Esercan and Esma Sarıkaya
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the upper genital tract in women that can include endometritis, parametritis, salpingitis, oophoritis, tubo-ovarian abscess, and peritonitis. The spectrum of the disease ranges from subclinical and asymptomatic infection to severe, lifethreatening illness; squealae include chronic pelvic pain, ectopic pregnancy, and infertility. In this case we report an uncommon complication of pelvic inflammatory disease, a tubo-uterian fistula. Our case was diagnosed by laparoscopy incidentally during assessment of infertility.
Keywords: Tubo-uterine fistula, Pelvic inflammatory disease, Salpingitis, Infertility, Laparoscopy