IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 35 / Issue 2 / pii/1630638491969-1270218092

Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology (CEOG) is published by IMR Press from Volume 46 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Open Access Case Report
Tuberculosis of the cervix and infertility: report of a rare case
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1 Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics CHU Treichville, Abidjan
2 Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medical Centre, Saint Louis Orione d’Anyama, Anyama
3 Department of Anatomo-Pathology, CHU Treichville, Abidjan (Ivory Coast)
4 Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of L’Aquila (Italy)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2008, 35(2), 149–150;
Published: 10 June 2008

Tubercolosis is a frequent bacterial infection in less developed countries. Lung and lymph node localisations are common, while the genital apparatus is less involved. In this work a rare case of cervical tuberculosis followed by some lesions causing infertility in a 20-year-old woman is reported. The diagnosis was confirmed by a histological examination from a biopsy of the cervix. The patient was offered six-month antituberculosis therapy which eliminated the cervical lesions. A few years later she came under our care for infertility due to uterine adhesions diagnosed by hysterosalpingography. Now the patient is being treated for infertility complicated by amenorrhoea.
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