Parametritis (also known as pelvic cellulitis[citation needed]) is an infection of the parametrium (connective tissue adjacent to the uterus). It is considered a form of pelvic inflammatory disease.[1]

This is an image of pelvic inflammation in women commonly seen with PID.
Gram-stain of gonococcal urethritis.
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Pseudomonadota
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Neisseriales
Family: Neisseriaceae
Genus: Neisseria
Species: N. gonorrhoeae
Binomial name
Neisseria gonorrhoeae(Zopf 1885) Trevisan 1885
  • Micrococcus der Gonorrhoe Neisser 1879
  • Gonococcus neisseri Lindau1898

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