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Research Paper | Histopathology | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017
Histopathological Profile of Ovarian Tumours: A Two Year Retrospective Study
Abstract: Introduction Ovary is the commonest site of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions, can present in childhood to postmenopausalage group. Materials and Methods This is a retrospective study of 78 cases over a period of two years. Results The total number of ovarian lesions studied during the study period were 78 cases, among them 74 cases (94.87 %) were neoplastic and 4 cases (5.12 %) were non-neoplastic. The non-neoplastic cases seen were endometriosis cysts and salpingo-oophoritis. Among the 74 neoplastic lesions 65 cases (87.83 %) were benign and 9 cases were (12.15 %) were malignant. In benign lesion most commonly seen are mucinous cystadenomas accounting for 32 cases (43.24 %) followed by serous cystadenomas accounting for 15 cases (20.27 %). In malignant cases mucinous cystadenocarcinomas are the most common followed by serous cystadenocarcinomas and metastasis. Conclusion The majority of ovarian lesions received for evaluation were benign and unilateral and suggests need for further effort to early diagnosis and management.
Keywords: Ovary, Non-neoplastic, Neoplastic, Benign, Malignant
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,
Pages: 208 - 210