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Contraception. 2006 Apr;73(4):431-2. Epub 2005 Nov 2.

Atypical presentation of serious pelvic inflammatory disease following mifepristone-induced medical abortion.

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Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand.


Mifepristone-induced abortion is increasingly common. Recent alerts have highlighted the occurrence of infrequent but serious complications. We report a case of serious bacterial infection after medical termination that occurred in the absence of the usual signs of infection.

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