International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2018, Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part A
Clinico-pathological analysis of ovarian tumors: A retrospective study
Author(s): Dr. Meera Mathur, Dr. Anshu Mishra, Dr. Asha Agarwal and Dr. Sonal Amit
Abstract: Background: Ovarian cancer is the second most common gynecologic cancer yet the commonest cause of gynecologic cancer deaths. The present study was conducted to determine clinical and pathological findings of ovarian cancers. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 224 cases of ovarian cancer reported to the department and those were diagnosed both clinically and histopathologically. Slides were retrieved from the department and assessed. Results: Age group 20-40 years had 33 cases, 40-60 years had 76 and >60 years had 115 cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). The most common histologic type was surface epithelial tumor (134) followed by germ cell tumor (50), sexcord stromal tumor (25) and secondaries (15). The difference was significant (P< 0.05). The common clinical symptoms were abdominal swelling seen in 78%, discomfort in 54%, cachexia in 27%, dysmenorrheal in 12%, Metrorrhagia in 35% and nonspecific symptoms in 10% cases. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Author found that ovarian tumors are common in females. The prevalence is higher among aged women. Abdominal swelling is the commonest finding.
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Dr. Meera Mathur, Dr. Anshu Mishra, Dr. Asha Agarwal, Dr. Sonal Amit. Clinico-pathological analysis of ovarian tumors: A retrospective study. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2018;2(5):29-31.