Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Erratum

An erratum for this article has been published. To view the erratum, please click here.

Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2013, Article ID 929407, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/929407
Case Report

Generalized Peritonitis Secondary to Spontaneous Perforation of Pyometra in a 63-Year-Old Patient

1College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, P.O. Box 50927, Riyadh 11533, Saudi Arabia
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC), P.O. Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia
3Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria 21526, Egypt

Received 20 June 2013; Accepted 31 July 2013

Academic Editors: P. Kovacs, S. Rasmussen, and H. R. Tinneberg

Copyright © 2013 Ahmed Abu-Zaid et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. B. Yildizhan, E. Uyar, A. Sişmanoǧlu, G. Güllüoǧlu, and Z. N. Kavak, “Spontaneous perforation of pyometra,” Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology, vol. 2006, Article ID 26786, 2006. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. M. Sawabe, K. Takubo, Y. Esaki, N. Hatano, T. Noro, and M. Nokubi, “Spontaneous uterine perforation as a serious complication of pyometra in elderly females,” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 87–91, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. R. Gita, K. Jain, and N. B. Vaid, “Spontaneous rupture of pyometra,” International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 111–112, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. L. Y. Chan, T. K. Lau, S. F. Wong, and P. M. Yuen, “Pyometra: what is its clinical significance?” Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 952–956, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. C.-C. Tai, W.-C. Lien, H.-P. Wang, and K.-L. Liu, “Early diagnosis of gas-forming pyometra in an aged patient can prevent mortality,” The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 126–127, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. M. Imachi, S. Tanaka, S. Ishikawa, and K. Matsuo, “Spontaneous perforation of pyometra presenting as generalized peritonitis in a patient with cervical cancer,” Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 384–388, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. Y. Ikematsu, T. Kitajima, Y. Kamohara et al., “Spontaneous perforated pyometra presenting as pneumoperitoneum,” Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 274–276, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. C.-H. Li and W.-C. Chang, “Spontaneous perforated Pyometra with an intrauterine device in menopause: a case report,” Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 477–478, 2008. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. Y.-C. Ou, K.-C. Lan, H. Lin, C.-C. Tsai, and C.-C. Changchien, “Clinical characteristics of perforated pyometra and impending perforation: specific issues in gynecological emergency,” Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 661–666, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. P. T. Hansen and J. Lindholt, “Spontaneously perforated pyometra: a differential diagnosis in acute abdomen,” Annales Chirurgiae et Gynaecologiae, vol. 74, no. 6, pp. 294–295, 1985. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. R. Agarwal, A. Suneja, A. Sharma, and N. B. Vaid, “An unusual etiology of spontaneous pyometra perforation: a case report,” Journal of Reproduction and Infertility, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 235–238, 2011. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. L. Geranpayeh, M. Fadaei-Araghi, and B. Shakiba, “Spontaneous uterine perforation due to pyometra presenting as acute abdomen,” Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 2006, Article ID 60276, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. V. B. Bangal, P. A. Giri, and R. K. Singh, “A rare case of peritonitis following spontaneous rupture of Pyometra,” Journal of Basic and Clinical Reproductive Sciences, vol. 1, pp. 60–61, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  14. A. Khan and J. Prasad, “Perforated pyometra presenting as a pelvic abscess: a case report,” International Journal of Case Reports and Images, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 10–14, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  15. A. Nakao, H. Mimura, K. Fujisawa et al., “Generalized peritonitis due to spontaneously perforated pyometra presenting as pneumoperitoneum: report of a case,” Surgery Today, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 454–457, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. M. E. Deutchman and K. J. Hartman, “Postpartum pyometra: a case report,” Journal of Family Practice, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 449–452, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus