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Adnexal masses in pregnancy: occurrence by ethnic group.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2296419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two hundred twenty-eight adnexal masses during pregnancy were discovered among 37,159 deliveries occurring between January 1, 1983 and October 31, 1988 at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu. Hydatid cysts of morgagni (45.6%) occurred most frequently, followed by benign cystic teratomas (15.8%), epithelial cystadenomas (15.4%), and paraovarian cysts (13.6%). There were no malignant or borderline tumors. The patients were categorized as 22.1% part Hawaiian, 18.5% white, 17% Filipino, and 16% Japanese. We demonstrated an increased incidence of benign cystic teratomas in Filipinas (P less than .01). There was no significant predisposition for the occurrence of non-neoplastic or other neoplastic lesions among any of the other ethnic groups studied.
Authors:
C S Sunoo; K Y Terada; L E Kamemoto; R W Hale
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1990 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-02-21     Completed Date:  1990-02-21     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  38-40     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adnexal Diseases / epidemiology*,  ethnology
Adult
European Continental Ancestry Group
Female
Genital Neoplasms, Female / epidemiology,  ethnology
Hawaii / epidemiology
Humans
Japan / ethnology
Philippines / ethnology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / epidemiology*,  ethnology
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / epidemiology,  ethnology
Retrospective Studies

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