Genitourinary tuberculosis in Spain: review of 81 cases.

  title={Genitourinary tuberculosis in Spain: review of 81 cases.},
  author={Julio Garc{\'i}a-Rodr{\'i}guez and Jos{\'e} El{\'i}as Garc{\'i}a S{\'a}nchez and Juan Luis Mu{\~n}oz Bellido and I Montes Mart{\'i}nez and J L Rodr{\'i}guez Hern{\'a}ndez and J M Fern{\'a}ndez Gorostarzu and Manuel Urrutia Avisrror},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={18 4},
Cases of genitourinary tuberculosis diagnosed at the Hospital Clínico Universitario between January 1978 and December 1989 were studied. Genitourinary tuberculosis was the most frequent type of extrapulmonary tuberculosis diagnosed, accounting for 81 (40.9%) of 198 cases. Fifty-one patients (63%) were men. The mean ages of male and female patients were 48.4 years and 51.1 years, respectively (range, 21-75 years). Cases were widely distributed among most age groups; patients were most often 30… CONTINUE READING