Introduction: Ovarian cancer is the cause of a high case-fatality ratio, and most of the cases are diagnosed in late stages.
Aims and objectives: To find the frequency of different types of histomorphological types and their correlation with age, side and size distribution and how it helps in managements of these lesions.
Methodology: A retrospective analysis of all malignant ovarian tumours received and processed at the Pathology Department of Hassan institute of medical sciences.
Results: The ovarian tumours included 22 borderline and malignant cases. Surface epithelial tumours (Borderline and malignant tumours) was the most common accounting for 56.6%. Next common group was Sex cord stromal tumours constituting 26.1% followed by Germ cell tumours accounting for 17.3%.
Conclusion: There was single case of Tertoma, Endometrioid carcinoma and Malignant mixed germ cell tumour constituting 4.3%. Maximum number of cases occurred in 4th decade of life.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Manasa Das, Dr. Shivukumarswamy Udasimath, Dr. KR Nagesha. Study of histopathologic patterns of borderline and malignant ovarian tumor. Int J Clin Diagn Pathol 2018;1(2):14-17. DOI: 10.33545/pathol.2018.v1.i2a.04