Sakar M.N.,Special Family Medical Center |
Gul T.,Dicle University |
Atay A.E.,Special Family Medical Center
Eastern Journal of Medicine | Year: 2011
Retrospective evaluation of 105 patients with gynecologic malignancy. One hundred and five patients with gynecologic malignancies diagnosed at Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of Medical School, Dicle University, Diyarbakir, between 2001 and 2005 were analyzed retrospectively. Gynecologic malignancies were classified. Distribution of 105 patients with gynecologic malignancies were; cervical cancer 19.04%, endometrial cancer 21.90%, uterine sarcoma 10.47%, primary ovarian cancer 40.95%, metastatic ovarian cancer 5.71%, carcinoma of the fallopian tubes 0.95%, choriocarcinoma 0.95%. 17 of 20 (85%) patients with invasive cervical cancer were in stage≤IIa. Endometrioid cancer was the predominant (86.95%) histologic type in 23 patients with endometrial cancer. Leiomyosarcoma was the most frequent (72.72%) histologic type in 11 patients with uterine sarcoma. 33 of 43 patients (76.74%) with ovarian cancer had epithelial type carcinoma. Six patients had metastatic ovarian cancer and 4 patients (66.66%) in this group had Krukenberg tumors (signet-ring cells), 1 patient had primary tubal adenocarcinoma and 1 patient had choriocarcinoma. Ovarian cancer was the most frequent gynecologic malignancy in our study.