Presenting Complaints of the Patients with Adnexal Mass Attending Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
Introduction: Adnexal masses are one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity. Adnexal masses may result from benign or malignant lesions of ovarian, tubal, and para tubal origin, as well as pregnancy-related causes such as ectopic pregnancy. The study intends to identify complaints among patients with adnexal mass admitted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University from March 2016 to August 2016. Methods: This crosssectional study was carried out at Bangabandhu Sheikh
Mujib Medical University, Dhaka. The sample was collected by the purposive consecutive sampling method. Subjects were selected by appropriate inclusion criteria. Data were collected after appropriate verbal consent from the guardian of patients and the result was subjected to standard statistical evaluation and was analyzed by the SPSS programme. Result: This study shows the average age was 27.82 years. Regarding parity majority (31,62.0%) were nulliparous women and the majority(31,62.0%) were from a lower-middle-class families. The primary complaints in the study group (27,54.0%) were dysmenorrhoea followed by infertility (21,42%). Eighteen women (18,36.0%) complained of dyspareunia. Twenty-six patients (26,52.0%) had tender mass. Size of the uterus, twenty-two (22, 44% ) patients had an enlarged uterus. Cul-de-sac, was free to about half of the study population (24,48.0%), was obliterated in twenty-two patients (22,44.0%) and nodularity was present in four patients (4,8.0%). Conclusion: This
research looked at complaints from patients who had adnexal masses. Adnexal masses are prevalent in gynecologic practice and may create diagnostic and treatment problems.
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