A Case Report on Female Genital Tuberculosis in a Teenage GirlJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2021-01-05
Authors : Akanksha Singh; Nithya R;
Page : 108-109
Keywords : tuberculosis; amenorrhoea; female genital tuberculosis;
Tuberculosis is an increasing public health concern world wide. It is one of the leading causes of infectious morbidity and mortality. The incidence of female genital tuberculosis, a type of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis is increasing in young women globally. Genital tuberculosis may be asymptomatic and require a high degree of suspicion and often goes undetected. It has a wide range of clinical presentation and may result in infertility. However, early detection and treatment may reduce the damage. Although it is a common presentation in women of reproductive age group, its occurrence in teenage girls is quite rare.
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