Case Report

Extrapulmonary genital tuberculosis of the endometrium: A case report

Messaropoulos Pantelis1, Panagopoulos Perikles2, Zygouris Dimitrios3, Tsavari Ekaterini4, Manoloudaki Kassiani4, Christodoulaki Chrisi1, Katsetos Christos1, Katsoulis Michail1

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tzaneio hospital, Pireus, Greece
2Third department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Medical school, Attiko hospital, Athens, Greece
3Department of Gynecology, Agios Savvas hospital, Athens, Greece
4Histopathology Department, Tzaneio hospital, Pireus, Greece

Correspondence: Panagopoulos Perikles, Tainarou 76, GR – 16561, Athens, Greece, E – mail: panagopoulosperikles@gmail.com


Abstract

A case report of a 79 – year – old Greek woman that presented in our hospital with vaginal yellowish discharge, is reported. The patient underwent dilation and curettage, and later a total abdominal hysterectomy, and the histology revealed a rare case of extrapulmonary genital tuberculosis of the endometrium.

Keywords: extrapulmonary genital tuberculosis, endometrial tuberculosis