Endometrial actinomycosis in post menopausal female in the absence of an intrauterine contraceptive device: A rare cause of bleeding per vaginum

Swati Sharma, Manna Valiathan, Lakshmi Rao, M. V. Pai

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Abstract

Isolated actinomycotic infections of the endometrium in the absence of Intra Uterine Device (IUD) usage is rare and only 2 cases of ovarian actinomycosis in the absence of IUD and 1 case of endometrial actinomycosis in a virgin have been reported in the literature. This case was interesting, as our patient who was post menopausal and immuno competent, presented with bleeding per vagina and was diagnosed to have endometrial actinomycosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1062-1063
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Volume6
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10-08-2012

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Actinomycosis
Intrauterine Devices
Contraceptive Agents
Hemorrhage
Equipment and Supplies
Vagina
Endometrium
Infection

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  • Medicine(all)
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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