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Postmenopausal tuberculosis of the female genital tract.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7088428     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A study was made of women with postmenopausal tuberculosis of the genital tract investigated between January 1, 1951, and March 1, 1981. Twenty-six of 701 patients (3.7%) with proved gynecologic tuberculosis had postmenopausal infection. The age incidence of gynecologic tuberculosis has changed in recent years; the proportion of patients over 40 years of age is now much higher than in the past. Since January 1, 1976, a combination of rifampicin, ethambutol, and isoniazid has been employed in the treatment of this disease. Six new cases treated with this drug program are described. No patient showed evidence of recurrence at follow-up.
A M Sutherland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1982 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-08-14     Completed Date:  1982-08-14     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  54S-7S     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Drug Therapy, Combination
Ethambutol / administration & dosage
Isoniazid / administration & dosage
Middle Aged
Rifampin / administration & dosage
Tuberculosis, Female Genital / drug therapy,  epidemiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
13292-46-1/Rifampin; 54-85-3/Isoniazid; 74-55-5/Ethambutol

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