PID-chandelier sign - Learning Issue Chandelier Sign(PID-MH...

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Learning Issue: Chandelier Sign (PID)-MH The term chandelier sign is described as “pain so severe the patient ends up swinging from a chandelier,” which is in relation to physical examination of the cervix. The pain is stimulated with motion of the cervix. I did not just want to cover a definition, so I will also discuss the clinical features of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Clinical features: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) is a broad term used to describe acute, subacute, recurrent, or chronic infection of the oviducts and ovaries, often with involvement of surrounding tissues. Due to the wide variety of presenting signs and symptoms acute PID can be challenging to diagnosis. The most common presenting symptom is insidious onset of lower abdominal pain and pelvic pain, which is normally bilaterally, but on occasion unilateral. Other Associated symptoms include dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse), abnormal bleeding, and abnormal or vaginal discharge. Nausea may occur, with or without vomiting, but these symptoms may indicate a
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