Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome

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Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome

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Young Woman With Atypical Presentation of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome

Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome is not well known, but it is classified as an emergent condition by the Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. As described in multiple case reports, the typical presentation includes right upper quadrant pain that may be pleuritic in young, sexually active women. About 50% to 75% of cases are caused by Chlamydia trachomatis infection, whereas only 10% result from N gonorrhoeae infection, as occurred in this patient. Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome has also been implicated as a complication of pelvic inflammatory disease in 5% to 10% of cases...

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