Histopathological analysis of hysterectomy specimens: one year study

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

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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
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
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