Assessment of gynecological disorders among geriatric women
Author(s): Dr. Archana Verma and Dr. PS Mishra
Abstract: Background: Geriatric gynaecology deals with gynaecological pathologies encountered in postmenopausal women aged 65 years and above. The present study was conducted to assess gynecological disorders among geriatric women. Materials & Methods: 120 women aged >65 years old were enrolled. Parameters such as age, education, marital status were recorded. A thorough clinical and gynecological examination was done. Results: age group 60-70 years had 80 and 70-80 years had 40 patients. Parity 1 was seen in 55 and >2 in 65. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). common gynaecological disorders were pelvic organ prolapse in 50, Ca ovary in 4, Ca cervix in 6, endometrial hyperplasia in 12, cervical polyp in 8, Ca vulva in 7, proliferative endometrium in 13, vulval papilloma in 6 and genital malignancies in 14. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Common gynaecological disorders were pelvic organ prolapse, Ca ovary, Ca cervix, endometrial hyperplasia, cervical polyp, Ca vulva, proliferative endometrium, vulval papilloma and genital malignancies.
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Dr. Archana Verma, Dr. PS Mishra. Assessment of gynecological disorders among geriatric women. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2017;1(1):26-28.