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Bilateral salmonella salpingo-oophoritis.
  1. A. R. Ghose,
  2. E. J. Vella,
  3. H. B. Begg


    A previously healthy nulliparous caucasian female presented with lower abdominal pain and a history of diarrhoea and vomiting for 2 weeks. Repeated stool examinations and blood culture were negative. A lump in the lower abdomen became more apparent over the next 2 weeks and a subsequent laparotomy revealed bilateral tubo-ovarian abscess formation. One ovary which was endometriotic and both the tubes were excised and the pus yielded a heavy growth of Salmonella stanley.

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