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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:5, May, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(5): 826-828

Tubo-Ovarian Mass-A Rare case of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection
S.Latha Roy*, D. R. Gayathri Devi and B. K. Sujini
Department of Microbiology, M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author

A nulliparous married female, aged 21 years, visited gynecologic OPD of the MS RMC with the complaints of pain abdomen and bleeding P/V since 1 month. PA examination revealed a soft to firm pelvic mass on left side. On vaginal examination, a large mass was palpated on left side which is firm in consistency. Severe anemia (Hb - 6.5 g/dL) and high ESR.USG of whole abdomen reveals a heterogeneous lesion in left adnexa mass measuring 102x57x54mm. Patient underwent USG guided aspiration of ovarian cyst. ZN Stain showed few acid fast bacilli. TB of the female genital tract is nearly always secondary to a focus elsewhere in the body. The clinical diagnosis of genital TB requires a high index of suspicion. The most common initial symptom of genital TB is infertility followed by menstrual disorders.

Keywords: Genital Tuberculosis, Tuberculosis, Ovary, infertility.

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Latha Roy, S., D. R. Gayathri Devi and Sujini, B. K. 2016. Tubo-Ovarian Mass-A Rare case of Mycobacterium tuberculosis InfectionInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(5): 826-828. doi:
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