Tubal Diseases

  • Stefano GuerrieroEmail author
  • Silvia Ajossa
  • Valentina Corda
  • Maura Perniciano
  • Alba Piras
  • Alessandra Cappai


Inflammatory process of the pelvis, or pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), is a frequent and serious yet treatable disease that can lead to abscess formation or pelvic fluid accumulation. When the abscess or the fluid remains into the tube, the pathology was called hydrosalpinx or pyosalpinx [1]. The condition can affect one or both fallopian tubes.


Fallopian Tube Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Dermoid Cyst Adnexal Mass 
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Supplementary material

Video 3.1

Visualization of incomplete septa (AVI 8905 kb)

Video 3.2

Another case of visualization of incomplete septa (AVI 2188 kb)

Video 3.3

Visualization of “beads-on-a-string” sign, small hyperechoic mural nodules seen on the cross section of the fluid-filled distended structure (AVI 19140 kb)

Video 3.4

Visualization of tubo-ovarian complex (AVI 3567 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefano Guerriero
    • 1
    Email author
  • Silvia Ajossa
    • 2
  • Valentina Corda
    • 2
  • Maura Perniciano
    • 1
  • Alba Piras
    • 1
  • Alessandra Cappai
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Cagliari, Policlinico Universitario Duilio CasulaMonserrato, CagliariItaly
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Cagliari, University Hospital Duilio CasulaMonserrato, CagliariItaly

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