DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20162876

Cervical growth in a young woman: a case report

Valli V., Karthiga Prabhu J., Anand C. D.

Abstract


Genital tuberculosis, a silent killer of menstrual function and fertility potential is common in developing countries like India. Cervical TB is extremely rare and it accounts for 0.1-0.65% of all the cases of tuberculosis and 5-24% of all the genital tuberculosis cases. The clinical presentation of genitourinary tuberculosis is variable in nature and it can also be asymptomatic. Here, we are reporting a rare case of cervical tuberculosis clinically masquerading as cervical malignancy presenting with secondary amenorrhoea.


Keywords


Genital tuberculosis, Cervical tuberculosis, Cervical growth, Cervical malignancy, Secondary amenorrhoea, Granuloma

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