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Ovary-nontumor

Infectious disorders

Gonorrhea


Reviewer: Mohiedean Ghofrani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 8 August 2011, last major update August 2011
Copyright: (c) 2002-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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● Involvement of the ovary by Neisseria gonorrhea, almost always secondary to pelvic inflammatory disease (see below)

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

Micro description
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● Acute suppurative reaction, tubo-ovarian abscess

End of Ovary-nontumor > Infectious disorders > Gonorrhea


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