DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20181484

A rare case of TB cervix-cause of secondary amenorrhoea and primary infertility: case report

Julie Thomas, Monalisa Peter, Yashaswini Srikonda

Abstract


A 23 years old female presented with chief complaints of 11/2 years of primary infertility and postcoital bleeding for 7 months. On examination cervix was unhealthy and was bleeding on touch. A provisional diagnosis of chronic cervicitis was made. However, histopathology of the cervical biopsy revealed granulomatous lesion suggestive of tuberculosis. The patient responded to anti-tuberculosis therapy. In a young patient, with suspicious cervical lesion and history of contact bleeding, a benign pathology like cervical tuberculosis is extremely low. The outlook is good with full recovery, if the treatment is carried out properly and promptly.

 


Keywords


Cervix, Contact bleeding, Infertility, Tuberculosis

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