Past Issue

Volume 8, Number 4, Jan-Mar 2015, Pages: 481-484

Tuberculosis Endometritis Presenting as A Leiomyoma

Mahboobeh Shirazi, M.D., 1, Fatemeh Shahbazi, Ph.D., 2, Leila Pirzadeh, M.D., 1, Seyed Rahim Mohammadi, M.D., 1, Parisa Ghaffari, M.D., 1, Tahereh Eftekhar, M.D., 1, 3, *,
Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Research Center, Vali-Asr Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Department of Biology, Payame Noor University, Iran
Obstetrics Gynecology, Gynecology Ward, Emam Hospital, Keshavarz blvd, Tehran, Iran
* Corresponding Address: Obstetrics Gynecology Gynecology Ward Emam Hospital Keshavarz blvd Tehran Iran


Genitourinary tuberculosis is a common extrapulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis. Taking into consideration that genitourinary tuberculosis may be associated with a diversity of presentations, its diagnoses may be difficult. A young woman with an initial presumptive diagnosis of a uterine leiomyoma presented with abdominal pain and a pelvic mass that after further investigations, she was diagnosed with genital tuberculosis.