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What is Fitz-Hugh syndrome?

What is Fitz-Hugh syndrome?

  • Fitz-Hugh syndrome: A complication of upper genital tract infections in females where the membrane lining the stomach (peritoneum) and tissues surrounding the liver become inflamed. The infections involved are usually Chlamydia or gonorrhea. In some cases the diaphragm is also involved.

Fitz-Hugh syndrome: Introduction

Types of Fitz-Hugh syndrome:

Broader types of Fitz-Hugh syndrome:

Who gets Fitz-Hugh syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Fitz-Hugh syndrome: vast female predominance

How serious is Fitz-Hugh syndrome?

Complications of Fitz-Hugh syndrome: see complications of Fitz-Hugh syndrome

What causes Fitz-Hugh syndrome?

Causes of Fitz-Hugh syndrome: see causes of Fitz-Hugh syndrome

What are the symptoms of Fitz-Hugh syndrome?

Symptoms of Fitz-Hugh syndrome: see symptoms of Fitz-Hugh syndrome

Complications of Fitz-Hugh syndrome: see complications of Fitz-Hugh syndrome

Fitz-Hugh syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Fitz-Hugh syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Fitz-Hugh syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Fitz-Hugh syndrome: Gynecologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Fitz-Hugh syndrome.
Treatments for Fitz-Hugh syndrome: see treatments for Fitz-Hugh syndrome

Name and Aliases of Fitz-Hugh syndrome

Main name of condition: Fitz-Hugh syndrome

Other names or spellings for Fitz-Hugh syndrome:

Fitz-Hugh and Curtis syndrome, Stoyano subcostal syndrome, Stojano syndrome, gonococcal perihepatitis, gonoccal peritonitis of the upper abdomen, subcostal syndrome

 

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