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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122-123

Abdominal tuberculosis discovered during routine laparoscopy

Consultant at Institute of Reproductive Medicine and Women's Health, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Old No. 9, New No. 4, Barnaby Avenue, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600 010, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/am.am_13_19

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Tuberculosis is a critical problem in India. There has been a recent rise in the incidence of genital tuberculosis which is usually asymptomatic and discovered only when the married woman presents to the infertility clinic. We report one such patient who had a diagnostic laparoscopy for infertility evaluation and was diagnosed to suffer from disseminated abdominal tuberculosis probably from genital tuberculosis.

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