Postpartum Infections Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 11, 2019
  • Author: Andy W Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE, FAAPL, CPE  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