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There was no sign of peritonitis in patients with bowel adhesions causing obstruction.
It showed multiple bowel adhesions and purulent exudates surrounding the right lobe of the liver and her uterus.
Operative findings were a 6-cm ruptured tubo-ovarian abscess with multiple bowel adhesions on the left side and "severe scarring" of the salpinx and ovary on the right side.
From the data analysed, it is clear that females were commonly affected by bowel adhesions.