Primary extrapulmonary tuberculosis of the testis- A case report


Case Report

Author Details : Jyoti Bajpai, Manoj Kumar Pandey, Surya Kant, Darshan Kumar Bajaj, Ayush Jain

Volume : 2, Issue : 3, Year : 2017

Article Page : 86-88


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Abstract

Genitourinary tuberculosis (GT) constitutes 8-15% of extrapulmonary form of tuberculosis (TB). Genitourinary tuberculosis has predilection to affect epididymis, seminal vesicles, prostate and testis. Testicular involvement however is rare seen in about 3% of patients with genital tuberculosis. We are reporting a case of unilateral tubercular testicular swelling.

Keywords: Antitubercular therapy; Extrapulmonary; Genitourinary; Tuberculosis


How to cite : Bajpai J, Pandey M K, Kant S, Bajaj D K, Jain A, Primary extrapulmonary tuberculosis of the testis- A case report. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2017;2(3):86-88


Copyright © 2017 by author(s) and IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





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