Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with postpartum infections?

Updated: Oct 11, 2019
  • Author: Andy W Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, CPE, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE  more...
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Obstetric consultation must be obtained in cases of endometritis, postsurgical wound infections and cellulitis, retained products of conception, and septic pelvic phlebitis. If an obstetrician/gynecologist is unavailable, seek consultation with a general surgeon.


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