Pattern of tubal pathology in infertile women on hysterosalpingography in Ilorin, Nigeria
AbstractBackground/Purpose: The aim of the research was to describe the pattern of tubal pathologies on HSG in patients with infertility.
Method: A prospective descriptive study of 120 HSG\'s of infertile women was conducted over a 1-year period from January 2000 to December 2000.
Results: Primary infertility was 20% and secondary infertility was 80%. Hydrosalphinges was the most frequent abnormality in patients with infertility involving 28 patients (23.3%).
Conclusion: The rate of hydrosalphinges seen in both primary and secondary infertility suggests a high rate of pelvic inflammatory disease in our environment.
Key Words: Infertility, hysterosalpingography, tubal pathology, hydrosalpin
Annals of African Medicine Vol.3(2) 2004: 77-79