Disease Information for Puerperal infection

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Low Blood Pressure
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Abdominal Pain
Acute abdomen
Hypogastric Pain
Hypogastric surgical signs
Lower Abdominal Pain
Severe abdominal pain
Tender Hypogastrium
Adnexal Pain
Adnexal tenderness Pain Pelvic exam
Cervix enlarged on exam
Chandelier sign/motion cervix
Female Genital Pain/Tenderness
Foul smelling lochia/post partum
Foul vaginal discharge
Pelvic pain
Pelvic Pain Female
Uterine tenderness on exam
Uterine/Adenexal Pain
Acute sepsis syndrome
Chills
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever, high
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Postpartum fever
Toxic and Febrile Septic
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Pelvic inflammatory disease
Past history/Sexually transmitted disease
Population Group
Woman
Young Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Child-bearing age women
Population/Female
Population/Woman patient
Population/Young adult
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Abdominal film abnormalities/ABD/KUB
Xray/Bowel gas increased/ABD
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Breast abscess
Hemolysis anemia/acute/active
Hemolytic anemia of infection/acute
Hyperpyrexia
Hypotension
Ileus
Ileus, Paralytic Adynamic
Peritonitis. acute
Puerperal infection
Pulmonary infarction
Septicemic shock
Shock
Thrombophlebitis, deep vein
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Nosocomial infection/Hospital acquired (ex).
Class
CLASS/Fetal/conceptual products (category)
CLASS/Endometrium involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Polymicrobial infection process
Pathophysiology/Risk pregnancy/Difficult delivery
Pathophysiology/Hemolytic process/effect
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
Definition

An infection occurring in the puerperium or postpartum period.

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