What are potential complications of endometritis?

Updated: Apr 25, 2019
  • Author: Michel E Rivlin, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Potential complications of endometritis include the following:

Spread of infection from the endometrium to the fallopian tubes, ovaries, or the peritoneal cavity may result in salpingitis, oophoritis, localized peritonitis, or tubo-ovarian abscesses. Salpingitis subsequently leads to tubal dysmotility and adhesions that result in infertility, higher incidence of ectopic pregnancy, and chronic pelvic pain.

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