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Reviewer: Mohiedean Ghofrani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 8 August 2011, last major update August 2011
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● Involvement of the ovary by Neisseria gonorrhea, almost always secondary to pelvic inflammatory disease (see below)


● Often begins in Bartholin glands or other vestibular or periurethral glands
● Spreads to cervix, fallopian tubes, ovaries

Micro description

● Acute suppurative reaction, tubo-ovarian abscess

End of Ovary-nontumor > Infectious disorders > Gonorrhea

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