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Is pelvic inflammatory disease the same as salpingitis?

By Marta Barranquero Gómez.
Last Update: 05/15/2019

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) refers to a group of infections and inflammations that occur in the upper area of a woman's genital tract.

Salpingitis is considered a type of chronic inflammatory disease because it is due to inflammation of the fallopian tubes.

Suggested for you: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Causes, Types & Treatment.

 Marta Barranquero Gómez
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Embryologist
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).
License: 3316-CV
Embryologist. Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH). License: 3316-CV.
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