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Vulvovaginal tuberculosis: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9178597     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A rare case of vulvovaginal tuberculosis is reported. A 76-year-old woman presented with a painful ulcer at the posterior fourchette and lower vagina for 6 weeks. Direct biopsy for histologic examination revealed mycobacterial infection. Anti-tuberculosis treatment was effective for this patient. We suggest prompt biopsies for suspicious vulvar or vaginal lesions.
Y Y Ma; T Y Hsu; C C Changchien; S Y Chang; J W Lin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Changgeng yi xue za zhi / Changgeng ji nian yi yuan = Chang Gung medical journal / Chang Gung Memorial Hospital     Volume:  20     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Changgeng Yi Xue Za Zhi     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-09     Completed Date:  1997-09-09     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9809559     Medline TA:  Changgeng Yi Xue Za Zhi     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  66-70     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antitubercular Agents / therapeutic use
Drug Therapy, Combination / therapeutic use
Ethambutol / therapeutic use
HIV Seronegativity
Isoniazid / therapeutic use
Pyrazinamide / therapeutic use
Rifampin / therapeutic use
Tuberculosis, Female Genital*
Vulvovaginitis / drug therapy,  microbiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Antitubercular Agents; 13292-46-1/Rifampin; 54-85-3/Isoniazid; 74-55-5/Ethambutol; 98-96-4/Pyrazinamide

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