Cite this page: Ghofrani, M. Gonorrhea. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/ovarynontumorgonorrhea.html. Accessed October 21st, 2017.
Definition / general
- Involvement of the ovary by Neisseria gonorrhea, almost always secondary to pelvic inflammatory disease
- Often begins in Bartholin glands or other vestibular or periurethral glands
- Spreads to cervix, fallopian tubes, ovaries
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Acute suppurative reaction, tubo-ovarian abscess