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Does tb spread from tubercular neck lymph nodes to fallopian tubes? is such a spread possible without having pulmonary tb?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
TB: I think your referring tyo Tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis...or Scrofula. Genital tuberculosis (TB) in females is by no means uncommon, particularly in communities where pulmonary or other forms of extragenital TB are common. TB can affect any organ in the body, can exist without any clinical manifestation, and can recur. You should see your GYN.

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