pelvic peritonitis n.
Inflammation of the peritoneum surrounding the uterus and the fallopian tubes. Also called pelviperitonitis.
As a rule, pelvic peritonitis is not attended with much exudation.
Cases of pelvic peritonitis starting from old intra-peritoneal adhesions.
In pelvic peritonitis, in the course of forty-eight hours plastic exudation is thrown out and the pain to a great extent subsides.