Postpartum Infections Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 03, 2017
  • Author: Andy W Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, CPE, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of patients with suspected postpartum infections include the following:

  • Endometritis
  • Mastitis
  • Retained products of conception
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Septic pelvic phlebitis

Differential Diagnoses