Case Report
Volume 10 Issue 10 - 2021
Cervical TB Mimicking Carcinoma
Anberbir Girma*, Atsinagn Girma Borena and Tenerian Woldegiorgis
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
*Corresponding Author: Anberbir Girma, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jimma University, Ethiopia.
Received: July 26, 2021; Published: September 08, 2021


Background: Tuberculosis of the cervix account for less than 1% of all cases of tuberculosis (TB) and the usual incidence of cervical involvement in genital TB is 5 - 15%. This paper reports Tuberculosis of a cervix in a lady who complains of amenorrhea of 02 years and failure to conceive for 8 years and visited one of the Hospitals in Jimma town for the post coital bleeding and lower abdominal pain.

Case Report: 30 years old, Nulliparous, visited the primary Hospital, Jimma Ethiopia on March 21, 2021, with complaints of Secondary amenorrhea of 02 years duration, lower abdominal pain, and Post-coital Bleeding. She is married for 8years and has not used any form of contraception but is not able to conceive. Her Vital signs are in the normal range and Pelvic and speculum examinations show cervix was obliterated and had a lesion that adhered to the upper third of the vagina. Another physical examination is unremarkable. Biopsy from lesions on the cervix was taken and shows a chronic granulomatous inflammation most likely secondarily to Tuberculosis.

Conclusion: A case of Tuberculosis of the Cervix is presented with literature review.

Keywords: Cervix; Genital Tuberculosis; Tuberculosis


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Citation: Anberbir Girma., et al. “Cervical TB Mimicking Carcinoma”. EC Gynaecology 10.10 (2021): 36-41.

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