Volume : IX, Issue : I, January - 2020

Epidemiology, Presentation and pathological findings of Retroperitoneal Tumors, and literature review

Lokesh Arora, Musunuru Brahmeswara Rao, Vutukuru Venkatarami Reddy, Chandrakasan Chandramaliteeswaran

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INTRODUCTION In this retrospective study, our aim is to study epidemiology of retroperitoneal tumors and correlate clinical presentation of patients with radiological and final pathological findings. METHODS All the patients with the diagnosis of retroperitoneal tumor are included. Known Lymphoma or the patients with enlarged peripheral lymph nodes and metastatic tumors are excluded. RESULTS Total of 27 patients presented with retroperitoneal tumors. Mean age at presentation was 48.0713.40. 17(62.96%) out of 27 patients were females. Most common presentation was (18, 66.7%) Pain abdomen, followed by lump abdomen (11,40.7%). Most common tumor in our series is sarcoma, (14.8%). CONCLUSION In our analysis of 27 patients, Retroperitoneal tumors are found predominantly in females in 5th decade of life. Majority of the patients presented with non specific pain abdomen. Radiological assessment is key to diagnosis, with CT scan playing a major role in preoperative diagnosis.

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EPIDEMIOLOGY, PRESENTATION AND PATHOLOGICAL FINDINGS OF RETROPERITONEAL TUMORS, AND LITERATURE REVIEW, Lokesh Arora, Musunuru Brahmeswara Rao, Vutukuru Venkatarami Reddy, Chandrakasan Chandramaliteeswaran INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-1 | January-2020


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