9 - A comperative study of the cases operated for adnexial mass at the age of adolescence and adulthood between 1995 - 2001 in Sisli Etfal research and Training Hospital
Atıf Akyol, Ahmet Varolan, Ali Yazgan, Tevfik Yoldemir, Aslıhan Arıöz, İnci Davas
Objective: We aimed to compare the distribution of cases operated for adnexial mass between 1995-2001 according to the age groups in Sisli Etfal Research and Training Hospital, 2. Gynecology and Obstetric Department.
Study design: We examined 2707 gynecologic operations retrospectively. 155 of them were adnexial mass whereas 83 were ectopic pregnancies. All the cases were grouped into adolescent and adult ages.
Results: The number of cases operated for adnexial mass in adolescent age group was 9 (%0,33). It was 146 (%5,4) in adulthood.
Conclusion: We concluded that the incidence of adnexial mass and ectopic pregnancy is higher in adulthood than in adolescence.
Keywords: Adolescence, Adnexial mass, Ectopic pregnancy
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