Test Your Knowledge of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Management in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

Evidence-Based Urgent Care Postscript
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment in Urgent Care | October 2023

Which of the following best describes the role of ultrasound in suspected PID cases?

a. Ultrasound cannot rule out PID, but there are some ultrasound findings that are considered specific for PID.

b. All patients with suspected PID should have emergent ultrasound performed in order to rule out complications.

c. Tubo-ovarian abscess is a common ultrasound finding in PID; it can be treated in the outpatient setting with no alteration to the standard treatment regimen.

d. When combined with negative gonorrhea and chlamydia testing, a negative pelvic ultrasound effectively rules out PID.

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