Difference between revisions of "Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome"
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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.  Pain is caused by liver capsule inflammation. Since the disease is a perihepatitis, liver function tests will not be markedly elevated 
- J Am Med Assoc 1934;102:2094-2096.
- Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper qrant. JAMA. 1930;94:1221-122.
- Curtis AH. A cause of adhesion in the right upper qrant. JAMA 1930;94:1221-122