Oophoritis is inflammation of an ovary (or ovaries), which occurs most often as a complication of an infection of a woman's reproductive organs. Oophoritis may cause fertility problems.

Current as of: February 25, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology