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Cervicovaginal or Pelvic Actinomycosis Associated with an Intrauterine Device (IUD)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

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Description:

A woman who wears an intrauterine device (IUD) for contraception may be at increased risk for developing genital or pelvic actinomycosis. The infection usually develops within the endometrial cavity. If one or both fallopian tubes is patent, then the infection can spread to the pelvis.

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