Chlamydia Trachomatis (sti)

Sites

  • Urethra
  • Cervix
  • Uterus
  • Fallopian tubes
  • Testes

Etiology

  • Urethritis
  • Cervicitis
  • PID
  • Epididymo-orchitis

Risk Factors

  • Sexual activity

Symptoms

  • Women often asx
  • Cervical or urethral d/c
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • PID→ lower abd pain, f

Physical Exam Findings

  • Cervicitis→ purulent cervical d/c, friable cervix; PID→ cervical d/c, cervical motion tenderness, adnexal pain, uterine pain
  • Men→ urethral d/c, testicular/epididymal swelling & pain if testic involvement

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