Dr. Fatimah Zahra and Dr. Zeenat Rizvi
This study was carried out at Obstetrics and Gynaec ology department, Al Ahli hospital, Doha, Qatar. A total of 230 women undergoing surgical intervention from 1st January 2013 to 31st Dec 2015 had an ovarian or Paraovarian cyst. Data was collected ret rospectively from clinical records and results were analyzed by IBM SPSS version 23. A total of 230 wom en had an ovarian or Paraovarian cyst. Benign epithelial cysts were the most common 93(40.4%) wit h endometriotic cysts 60(26.1%), Serous cystadenoma 22 (9.6%), Mucinous cystadenoma 11(4.8% ) followed by physiological cysts 75(32.6%) with corpus luteal cysts 53(23%) and simple follicu lar cysts 22(9.6%). Mature cystic teratoma 39(17%), Benign sex cord stromal tumours 1(0.4%), Thecoma fi broma 2(0.9%) and borderline ovarian tumours 3(1.3%). Ovaries were bilaterally involved in 30(13 %), Unilateral 200(87%). Right ovary was involved 110(47.8%) more than the left ovary 90(39.1%).Benig n epithelial tumours were most common and of them endometriotic cysts were most common followed by serous cystadenoma. Right ovarian involvement was significantly greater than left ova rian involvement.
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