A Prospective Study on Reliability of Ultrasonography in Diagnosis of Gynaecologic Pelvic Mass in Tertiary Care Centre
Background: Ultrasound is utilized to outline the size, consistency and structure of starting point of pelvic mass. The analysis of pelvic mass can be surmised in light of proper history and corroborative sonographic findings. Ultrasound gives information about function and morphology of abnormal organ when pelvic examination is difficult.
Methods: This prospective study was conducted on 43 patients visiting the Gynaecology department to evaluate the diagnostic reliability of ultrasonography in various gynaecologic pelvic masses. Out of 43 patients, only 32 patients with a variety of gynaecologic pelvic masses completed the study during the 6-month period in Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun.
Results: 32 patients with a variety of gynaecologic pelvic masses were evaluated, in 18 patients the Sonographic diagnosis was thought to be confirmatory of Clinical disease and in 11 patients, it revealed the actual status of 'patients. In 3 patients, the diagnosis was characterized as misleading.
Conclusion: Ultrasound is useful in defining symptomatic or palpable pelvis mass as showed above.
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