Infectious Disease Compendium

Perihepatitis aka Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome

Diagnosis

Gonococcal infection around the liver.

Epidemiologic Risks

Usually a complication of PID.

Microbiology

N. gonorrhoeae most common, but other organisms have been associated with laproscopic surgery.

Empiric Therapy

Treat for PID.

Pearls

Rants

ICD9 Codes (Soon to be supplanted by ICD10)

Fitz-Hugh Curtis syndrome (gonococcal peritonitis) 098.86