A rare location of extrapulmonary tuberculosis: the vulva

*, Vani Ramkumar and Rao, Kuntal and Kushtagi, Pralhad (1993) A rare location of extrapulmonary tuberculosis: the vulva. Tubercle and Lung Disease, 74. p. 64.

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While pulmonary tuberculosis is more common in the male, extrapulmonary tuberculosis commonly afflicts women and children. Tuberculosis of the vagina and vulva comprise only l-2% of all cases of genital tuberculosis. Hence, a high index of suspicion is mandatory, especially in developing countries, to diagnose vulva1 tuberculosis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Extrapulmonary tuberculosis; vulva
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2012 06:37
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2012 06:37
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76281

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