Endometrial Actinomycosis in Post Menopausal Female in the Absence of an Intrauterine Contraceptive Device: A Rare Cause of Bleeding per vaginum

Sharma, Swati and Valiathan, Manna and Rao, Lakshmi and Pai, Muralidhar V (2012) Endometrial Actinomycosis in Post Menopausal Female in the Absence of an Intrauterine Contraceptive Device: A Rare Cause of Bleeding per vaginum. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 6 (6). pp. 1062-1063.

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Abstract

Isolated actinomycotic infections of the endometrium in the absence of Intra Uterine Device (IUD) usage is rare and only 2 cases of ovarian actinomycosis in the absence of IUD and 1 case of endometrial actinomycosis in a virgin have been reported in the literature. This case was interesting, as our patient who was post menopausal and immuno competent, presented with bleeding per vagina and was diagnosed to have endometrial actinomycosis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Actinomycosis, Intrauterine contraceptive device.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2015 11:02
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2015 11:02
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141749

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