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Case Report Volume 6 Issue 5

False Positive Bilateral Tubal Block on Hysterosalpingography and Psycho-Cultural Impact on Male Factor Infertility

Anyanwu M*, Suwareh K, Senghore K, Bah R, Jack M, Jatta M, Touray K, Jallow J, Sumbunu A, Drammeh R, Jorbateh I and Sonko I

Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, Banjul, Gambia

*Corresponding Author: Anyanwu M, Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, Banjul, Gambia.

Received: April 01, 2024; Published: April 12, 2024


Mrs IB presented with 20 years history of inability to conceive despite having regular unprotected, satisfactory intercourse whenever husband comes for vacation. She had a month’s history of vaginal discharge with no other associated symptom. She is married to a 56 year old man in a polygamous marriage. Madame IB’s co-wife has 5 children and her last child birth was 20 years ago.
She has a regular monthly cycle with flow lasting for 3-4 days, no history of contraceptive use or previous miscarriage.
She has been in and out of several health centers with HSG report of bilateral tubal blockage. The husband never did semen analysis on his previous visits as he believed he was normal until four months ago when the couple came to our center. Laparoscopy and chromopertubation was performed which demonstrated bilateral tubal patency with spillage of dyes into the pouch of Douglas. There were neither adhesions nor ovarian pathology. The semen analysis was found to have severe Oligo-astheno-teratozoospermia.
. Holistic evaluation of infertile couple is always recommended. Isolated incomplete evaluation based on assumptions of previous fertile episodes should be discouraged in our practice. Male factor infertility is common the psycho-cultural impact if not addressed may lead to prolong duration of infertility and delays appropriate treatment.

Keywords: HSG; False Positive; Laparoscopy and Dye Test; Male Infertility


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Citation: Anyanwu M., et al. “False Positive Bilateral Tubal Block on Hysterosalpingography and Psycho-Cultural Impact on Male Factor Infertility".Acta Scientific Women's Health 6.5 (2024): 10-13.


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