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Case report
Vulvar tuberculosis
  1. Vishwajeet Singh1,
  2. Gyanendra Singh1,
  3. Rahul Janak Sinha1 and
  4. Suresh Babu2
  1. 1Urology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. 2Pathology, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gyanendra Singh; sgyanendra24{at}gmail.com

Abstract

Genital tuberculosis (TB) in women is a chronic disease with low-grade symptoms. Genital tract tuberculosis is usually secondary to extragenital TB. The fallopian tubes are most commonly affected, and along with endometrial involvement, it causes infertility in such patients. Involvement of the cervix and the vulva is very rare. We present one such rare case of vulvar tuberculosis presented with a large ulcer diagnosed on histopathology and treated with antitubercular chemotherapy.

  • TB and other respiratory infections
  • genital ulcers
  • vulvovaginal disorders
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  • Contributors VS and RJS treated the case and contributed in paper writing. GS contributed to patient care and paper writing. SB performed the histopathological examination.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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