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By Michael W. Adler, Frances Cowan, Patrick French, Helen Mitchell, John Richens

(BMJ Books) Univ. sanatorium, Nottingham, united kingdom. offers a concise advisor to issues of the higher gastrointestinal tract. hugely illustrated with charts, diagrams, and colour pictures. displays newest advances in knowing the pathophysiology and pathogenesis of this ailment. For scientific scholars, nurses, and clinicians. Softcover.

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In: Templeton A, ed. The prevention of pelvic infection. London: RCOG Press, 1996:267-70 ● Robinson AJ, Greenhouse P. Prevention of recurrent pelvic infection by contact tracing: a common-sense approach. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 1996;103:859-61 ● Walker CK, Kahn JG, Peterson HB, Sweet RL. Pelvic inflammatory disease: meta-analysis of antimicrobial regimen efficacy. J Infect Dis 1993;168:969-78 ● 33 9 Sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy Helen Mitchell Pregnant women may be unaware they have an existing asymptomatic sexually transmitted infection (STI) or they may be still at risk of acquiring an STI during pregnancy.

On serological testing, 25% of genitourinary medicine clinic attendees and 20% of adult Americans have type specific antibodies to HSV-2. However, only 35% of infected adults are aware that they have genital herpes. Maternal primary HSV infection during pregnancy is associated with ● ● ● ● Spontaneous abortion Low birth weight Premature delivery Stillbirth. It is important to ascertain whether a pregnant women presenting with genital ulceration has a recurrent infection or a true primary HSV infection.

Other steroid responsive conditions of the glans are plasma cell (Zoon’s) balanitis, which produces Erythroplasia of Queyrat 21 ABC of Sexually Transmitted Infections painless red-orange coloured plaques with “cayenne pepper” spots, lichen planus, psoriasis, and seborrhoeic dermatitis, clues to which are found in the presence of characteristic lesions at other body sites, and circinate balanitis, which is characterised by “geographical” areas of erythema on the glans with white margins. It is linked to other features of Reiter’s syndrome.

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