PREVALENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF OVARIAN TUMOURS IN WOMEN AND C HILDREN HOSPITAL ABBOTTABAD

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  • IQBAL ALAM
  • FAREESA WAQAR
  • ALAM KHAN
  • NAZAKAT BEGUM

Abstract

Background: I he purposes of study was to compare world incidence of ovarian tumours whether benign or malignantwith that of ‘our unit. We have also discussed management of all these patients at our center. Results: In our unit outof total 1400 admissions in 24 months. 26 had ovarian tumours, out of these 6 were malignant. The overall malignancyin our unit was 23% as compared to 15% of overall world incidence 24 of these patients, were admitted through theOPD with advanced size of tumours. None of them previously had any checkup at proper Gynecological Centers. AHthese 24 were admitted to the ward, investigated, operated and after receiving histopathology reports were furthermanaged accordingly. Two patients had torsion of ovarian tumour and were admitted through emergency and operatedas emergency cases in our study group the majority. 77% had benign ovarian tumours in which simplesalpingoophorectomies was performed.

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