Pattern of tubal pathology in infertile women on hysterosalpingography in Ilorin, Nigeria

  • TO Bello LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Nigeria
Keywords: Infertility, hysterosalpingography, tubal pathology, hydrosalpin

Abstract

Background/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

Author Biography

TO Bello, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Nigeria
Reprint requests to: Dr T. O. Bello, Lautech Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria.
Published
2004-11-16
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