Evaluation of endometrial tuberculosis among subjects undergoing endometrial biopsy at our teritiary care centre

Amritesh Ranjan Mishra, Vartika Awasthi
2022 International Journal of Health Sciences  
Female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) is known to cause severe tubal disease leading to infertility and its incidence closely parallels with the overall prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) in a community. Objectives of the study: To study the prevalence of endometrial tuberculosis among the infertility subjects undergoing endometrial biopsy. Materials and Methods: Demographic data regarding age, Socioeconomic status based on the Modified Kuppuswamy scale, menstrual pattern, type of infertility,
more » ... story of TB in any part of the body or history of TB contact (living in the same household or in frequent contact with a sputum smear positive TB patient in last 2 years). Body Mass Index/ BMI was calculated. All the subjects were evaluated for GTB by CXR, CBNAAT, USG, Culture AFB, Biopsy, and histopathological examination. Results and Discussion: We performed various investigations which include CXR, USG, CBNAAT and CS for AFB, we found that all the subjects had normal CXR, 132 had tubo-ovarian mass on USG, 36 had CBNAAT positive and culture for AFB was positive in 23 subjects.
doi:10.53730/ijhs.v6ns3.8858 fatcat:h3mar7lwxzcbrcfv6qvwhzyynq