What is fitz hugh curtis syndrome?

Fitz Hugh Curtis Syndrome

What is Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome?

Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome occurs when pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) causes inflammation of the capsule covering the liver and the area around it. It causes pain in the upper right belly.

This syndrome happens when bacteria enter the abdominal cavity through the fallopian tubes. They then follow the flow of peritoneal fluid to the right upper belly, where they infect the liver.

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