Histopathological analysis of hysterectomy specimens: one year study

Authors

  • R Baral Patan Academy of Health Sciences
  • P Sherpa Patan Academy of Health Sciences
  • D Gautam Patan Academy of Health Sciences

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/jpn.v7i1.16942

Keywords:

Adenocarcinoma, Endometrioid, Hysterectomy, Leiomyoma,

Abstract

Backgound: The uterus is prone to develop several non-neoplastic and neoplastic conditions during the life time of a woman. The aim of this study is to study the histopathological features of varied uterine lesions, their profile and distribution of different lesions in relation of age.

Materials and Methods: This is a histopathological database analysis of hysterectomy specimen of one year 2011/12 in Patan Hospital. The variables studied were age and histopathological diagnosis. SPSS version 16 was used as an analytical tool.

Results: A total of 3576 histopathology samples were received in this period. There were 1173 gynaecology samples during this period out of which 22% (261 cases) were that of hysterectomy. Histopathology diagnosis showed Leiomyoma in 48.6% (127 cases), Adenomyosis was seen in 10.3% (27 cases), Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma was seen in 1.14% (3 cases).

Conclusion: A large number of hysterectomy specimens had no significant findings. However, adenomyosis, leiomyomya and adenocarcinoma are also found which may be the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding. 

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Abstract
1042
PDF
1592

Author Biographies

R Baral, Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Pathology

P Sherpa, Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Pathology

D Gautam, Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Pathology

Downloads

Published

2017-03-30

How to Cite

Baral, R., Sherpa, P., & Gautam, D. (2017). Histopathological analysis of hysterectomy specimens: one year study. Journal of Pathology of Nepal, 7(1), 1084–1086. https://doi.org/10.3126/jpn.v7i1.16942

Issue

Section

Original Articles