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          VOLUME 36 / ISSUE 2


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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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