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Tuberculosis of the Uterine Cervix: About a Case and Literature Review

DOI: 10.4236/ojog.2016.612091, PP. 734-739

Keywords: Tuberculosis, Cervical Biopsy, Genital Tuberculosis

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The authors report a case of tuberculosis of the uterine cervix observed at the maternity unit of the Souro Sanon Teaching Hospital (CHUSS) of Bobo-Dioulasso. This is a rare localization of genital tuberculosis and can take the appearance of a cervical cancer. Biopsy with histological study of the lesion confirms the diagnosis. The frequency of this pathology can reach up to 8%. The extension to the endometrium and/or tubes in a young woman may compromise future fertility. Early and well conducted TB treatment allows the ad integrum restitution cervix.

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