Urogenital Tuberculosis

  • Ekaterina Kulchavenya
  • Kurt G. Naber
  • Truls Erik Bjerklund Johansen


Urogenital tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most common forms among extrapulmonary TB. There are many controversies concerning epidemiology, definition, classification, treatment, and management of patients with urogenital TB. Urogenital TB includes kidney TB; urinary tract TB, which is a complication of kidney TB; and genital TB, both male and female. In this chapter detailed classification of urogenital TB is discussed. Modern approaches to the diagnostic work-up and chemotherapy of urogenital TB are described.


Anti-TB drugs BCG therapy BCG-induced complications Bladder tuberculosis Chemotherapy Kidney tuberculosis Prostate tuberculosis Urogenital tuberculosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ekaterina Kulchavenya
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kurt G. Naber
    • 3
  • Truls Erik Bjerklund Johansen
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Novosibirsk Research TB InstituteNovosibirskRussian Federation
  2. 2.Novosibirsk State Medical UniversityNovosibirskRussian Federation
  3. 3.Department of UrologyTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany
  4. 4.Urology DepartmentOslo University Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of OsloOsloNorway
  5. 5.Institute of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus UniversityAarhusDenmark

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