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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 97-99

A Histopathological study of benign ovarian tumors


1 Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gyanecology, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad, India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gyanecology, Malla Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India

Correspondence Address:
Sradhanjali Maharana
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gyanecology, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2321-7006.301987

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Benign ovarian tumors affect all age groups, while malignant tumors are more frequent among elderly women. In addition, the distribution by age group varies according to the histological type. The incidence of ovarian tumor during pregnancy is not accurately known, but it has been reported to average about 1/25,000 deliveries. The study included 28 proven cases of benign ovarian tumors. Data like personal history, symptoms was recorded from the patients. General and systemic examination was carried out. The specimen was sent for histopathology. Follow up of certain cases was done. The age of the patients ranged from 13 years to 65 years with a mean age of 33.7 years and a median of 38 years. Maximum numbers of cases were in the age group of 21 and 45 years. The mean age of presentation was different among benign tumors was 29.2 years. In patients with benign tumor the common presenting symptoms were abdominal distension (46.4%), abdominal mass (21.4%) and abdominal pain (15%). The maximum diameter of the tumor was different among benign tumors (11.7cm). Most of the benign tumors were cystic (78%)


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