• Vol. 41 No. 7, 309–310
  • 15 July 2012

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Caused by Streptococcus Pneumoniae in a Heavy Smoker after Laparoscopic Surgery



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Pneumococcal pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a rare condition with only few case reports in the recent English language literature. We report—to the best of our knowledge—the first case of pneumococcal PID from Singapore, which occurred in a heavy smoker after laparoscopic surgery.

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