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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 465-467
Vaginal tuberculosis in an elderly kidney transplant recipient


1 Nephrology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Nephrology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences; Dr. Taheri Medical Research Group, Tehran, Iran

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Saeed Taheri
Nephrology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, MullaSadra St., P.O. Box, 14155-6437, 1435915371 Tehran
Iran
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Female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) is extremely rare in post-menopausal women. A 59-year-old woman developed vaginal tuberculosis one year after receiving a kidney transplant from a living donor. Her complaints included abdominal pain, fever, and weight loss. Furthermore, her tu­berculin skin test was negative. She was successfully treated with quadruple anti-TB therapy for 6 months.


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