- Has same risk factors as PID
- Multiple sexual partners
- 15-25 yrs old
- History of prior PID
- Tobuovarian complexes (agglutination of pelvic organs +/- bowel)
- Collection of pus
- Often begins with DTD, but once abscess forms it is usually polymicrobial
> Think about when you have suspicion for PID but are acutely ill, failure of treatment with normal therapy; diffuse abdominal pain
> Imaging = US is 1st choice
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