Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: abdominal pain in women of 26 years old

Liseth Rivero-Sánchez, Elsa María López-Soriano, Luisa Guarner-Aguilar
2011 Revista Espanola de Enfermedades Digestivas  
Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome is an inflammation of the liver capsule as a complication of pelvic inflammatory disease, whose etiologic agent is the most common C. trachomatis. The acute phase Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome may present with pain in upper right quadrant abdomen, commonly confused with other diseases of the hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal tract. Definitive diagnosis is now possible for non-invasive techniques such as ultrasound, computed tomography, as well as techniques for the
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