Frequency of Benign and Malignant ovarian tumours in a tertiary Care hospital.

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Sumaira Yasmin
Aiman Yasmin
Muhammad Asif

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To find out frequency of benign and malignant ovarian tumours in a single unit in a period of one year. This was a descriptive cross sectional hospital based study conducted in gynae A unit LRH, peshawar from first January to December 2002. Patients with ovarian tumours were admitted followed by a detailed case history and thorough clinical examination. all the relevant details were recorded on a questionnaire. Patients were investigated and after performing surgery. the specimens of ovarian tumours taken were subjected to histopathological examination in the pathology department LRH, Peshawar. ovarian tumour constitute a significant proportion of gynaecological admissions with benign tumours being more freqeunt than malignant ones. 

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Yasmin S, Yasmin A, Asif M. Frequency of Benign and Malignant ovarian tumours in a tertiary Care hospital. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Oct. 12 [cited 2022 Jun. 30];20(4). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1040
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