What is it?

Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome is a rare condition that affects the liver and is characterized by inflammation of the liver capsule and the lining of the abdominal cavity.

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Additional names

This group contains additional names:
- Fitz hugh

Signs & symptoms

Symptoms of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome may include:

- Pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen
- Pain during sexual intercourse
- Pain during urination
- Fever
- Nausea and vomiting
- Fatigue
- Jaundice


Diagnosis of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome may involve a physical examination, blood tests to check liver function, and imaging tests such as ultrasound or MRI. A laparoscopy may also be done to examine the liver and abdominal cavity.


Treatment for Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome typically involves antibiotics to treat any underlying infection, pain management medications, and in some cases, surgery to remove any infected tissue. The underlying cause of the infection may also need to be addressed.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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