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Title: Parametritis  
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Subject: Vulvitis, Endometritis, Vestibular papillomatosis, Follicular cyst of ovary, Endometriosis of ovary
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ICD-10 N73.0-N73.2
ICD-9 614.4
MeSH D010249

Parametritis is an inflammation of the parametrium (connective tissue adjacent to the uterus).

It is considered a form of pelvic inflammatory disease.[1]

Parametritis is inflammation of the ligaments around the uterus. Parametritis is different from perimetritis which is inflammation of the serosa surrounding the uterus.


  1. ^ "Broad Ligament Disorders: eMedicine Obstetrics and Gynecology". Retrieved 2010-03-10. 
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