Pregnant women due to reduced resistance, the probability of tuberculosis infection increased, easy to lead to the occurrence of tuberculosis, so pregnancy with tuberculosis is a risk to the health of pregnant women infectious diseases. However, the clinical symptoms of pregnancy with pulmonary tuberculosis are atypical, confused with the physiological reactions of pregnancy, and lack of clinical awareness, especially under the influence of the global COVID-19 epidemic, lung atypical lesions are prone to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis.
A 21-year-old woman was infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis during the third trimester of pregnancy. The diagnosis and treatment of the patient were reported.
The interaction between tuberculosis and pregnancy is like a double-edged sword. Reaising doctors’awareness on tuberculosis is fundamental, and early diagnosis and standardized treatment are the key to improve the outcome of pregnancy.