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Bilateral pyosalpinx in a peripubescent female with Hirschsprung's disease: a case report

Bobby Desai* and Timothy Ward

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University of Florida, Department of Emergency Medicine, PO Box 100186, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA

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International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011, 4:64  doi:10.1186/1865-1380-4-64

Published: 12 October 2011

Abstract

This is a case report of bilateral pyosalpinx in a peripubescent female with a history of Hirschsprung's disease. Bilateral pyosalpinx is a rare condition in non-sexually active females. The presence of this disease in a patient with a history of Hirschsprung's disease is concerning for an association of the two processes.