A rare case of cervical tuberculosis masquerading as carcinoma cervix.

  • Sonam Sharma Senior Resident , Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
  • Satya Dutta Department of Pathology, Shaheed Hasan Khan Mewati Government Medical College, Mewat, Haryana, India
  • Amit Kumar Yadav Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
  • Ashish Kumar Mandal Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
Keywords: Cervix, Tuberculosis, Rare, Histopathology, Carcinoma


Genital tract tuberculosis (TB) is an overlooked chronic disease that often presents with low grade symptomatology. Cervical TB is a rare form of genital TB. We present an unsuspected case of a young woman with post-coital bleeding who was suspected of carcinoma cervix clinically, but which on histopathology turned out to be a case of cervical TB. 


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