Clinicopathological study of leiomyomas in hysterectomy specimens

Manpreet Kaur, Rajiv Kamal Gupta, Simrat Jit Kaur, Panchampreet Kaur
2018 International Journal of Reproduction Contraception Obstetrics and Gynecology  
Leiomyomas are benign tumors of smooth muscle cells commonly encountered in women of reproductive age group. Aim of this study was to conduct a histopathological study of leiomyomas in hysterectomy specimens and to correlate them with clinical findings.Methods: A prospective study was done on 130 hysterectomy specimens clinically diagnosed as leiomyoma. The specimens were subjected to histopathological examination.Results: In this study, the most common age group was 31-50 years (87.69%). Most
more » ... ars (87.69%). Most common complaint was menorrhagia (51.54%). In endometrium, the most common histopathological diagnosis was proliferative phase (46.15%) followed by endometrial hyperplasia (19.23%). The most common secondary change was hyalinization and the most common site was intramural (62.9%).Conclusions: Hysterectomy is a commonly performed procedure in the management of uterine leiomyomas. The ultimate diagnosis and prognosis depends on the histopathological examination; therefore, every operated specimen must be subjected to histopathology.
doi:10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20181345 fatcat:7agsiz247nau3iqnbxkniciezy