Ovarian tumors manifests a wide spectrum of clinical, morphological and histopathological features. They account for 30% of all female genital tract tumors. Aims and Objectives: to analyze the demographic pattern, the clinical presentation and different histopathological types of ovarian tumors.
Materials and Methods: A prospective study of 2 years duration on 136 patients with ovarian tumor operated in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Govt. Rajaji Hospital and Medical College, Madurai.
Results: Patients mean age at presentation were 36.7 for benign, 49.7 for borderline and 48.1 for malignant tumors. In our study 66.9% were benign, 2.2% were borderline and 30.9% were malignant based on histopathology. The most common presenting feature was abdominal pain and Epithelial ovarian tumors were the commonest tumors constituting 85.8% of all ovarian tumors.
Benign tumors are common than malignant ovarian tumors in all age groups. Early diagnosis and management help in better prognosis.