Patients with secondary amenorrhea due to tuberculosis endometritis towards the induced anti-tuberculosis drug category 1

  • Raditya Perdhana
  • Sutrisno Sutrisno
  • Yani Jane Sugiri
  • Siti Candra Windu Baktiyani
  • Arsana Wiyasa

Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease which can affect various organs, including human's genital organs such as the endometrium. Tuberculosis endometritis can cause clinical symptoms of secondary amenorrhea and infertility. Infertility in genital TB caused by the involvement of the endometrium. The case presentation is 33-year-old woman from dr. Saiful Anwar Public Hospital to consult that she has not menstruated since 5 years ago (28 years old). The diagnosis was done by performing a clinical examination until the diagnosis of secondary amenorrhea due to tuberculosis endometritis is obtained. A treatment by using category I of anti-tuberculosis drugs was done for 6 months, afterward an Anatomical Pathology observation found no signs of the tuberculosis symptoms. Based on that, patient, who was diagnosed to have secondary amenorrhea due to tuberculosis endometritis, has no signs of tuberculosis process after being treated by using category I of anti-tuberculosis drugs for 6 months.

Pan African Medical Journal 2016; 24

Author Biographies

Raditya Perdhana
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Medical Faculty, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia; Saiful Anwar Public Hospital, Malang
Sutrisno Sutrisno
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Medical Faculty, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia; Saiful Anwar Public Hospital, Malang
Yani Jane Sugiri
Saiful Anwar Public Hospital, Malang; Pulmonology Department, Medical Faculty, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia
Siti Candra Windu Baktiyani
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Medical Faculty, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia; Saiful Anwar Public Hospital, Malang
Arsana Wiyasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Medical Faculty, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia; Saiful Anwar Public Hospital, Malang
Published
2016-09-13
Section
Articles

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