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==Background==
 
Fitz-Hugh–Curtis syndrome' is a complication of [[pelvic inflammatory disease]] (PID) named after the two physicians, Thomas '''Fitz-Hugh''', Jr and Arthur Hale  Curtis, which involves acute gonococcic peritonitis of the right upper q&shy;rant in women. <ref>''J Am Med Assoc'' 1934;102:2094-2096.</ref><ref>Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper q&shy;rant.  JAMA. 1930;94:1221-122.</ref> Pain is caused by liver capsule inflammation.  Since the disease is a perihepatitis, liver function tests will not be markedly elevated <ref>Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper q­rant. JAMA 1930;94:1221-122</ref>
 
Fitz-Hugh–Curtis syndrome' is a complication of [[pelvic inflammatory disease]] (PID) named after the two physicians, Thomas '''Fitz-Hugh''', Jr and Arthur Hale  Curtis, which involves acute gonococcic peritonitis of the right upper q&shy;rant in women. <ref>''J Am Med Assoc'' 1934;102:2094-2096.</ref><ref>Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper q&shy;rant.  JAMA. 1930;94:1221-122.</ref> Pain is caused by liver capsule inflammation.  Since the disease is a perihepatitis, liver function tests will not be markedly elevated <ref>Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper q­rant. JAMA 1930;94:1221-122</ref>
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Background

Fitz-Hugh–Curtis syndrome' is a complication of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) named after the two physicians, Thomas Fitz-Hugh, Jr and Arthur Hale Curtis, which involves acute gonococcic peritonitis of the right upper q­rant in women. [1][2] Pain is caused by liver capsule inflammation. Since the disease is a perihepatitis, liver function tests will not be markedly elevated [3]

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  1. J Am Med Assoc 1934;102:2094-2096.
  2. Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper q­rant. JAMA. 1930;94:1221-122.
  3. Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper q­rant. JAMA 1930;94:1221-122