Histopathological pattern of gynaecological malignancies: National Health Laboratory (NHL), Sudan

  • Duria Abdelwahab Rayis MD Obstetrics&Gyecology
  • Azza Zulfu Omdurman Islamic University
  • khalid ahmed yassin MD obstetric & gyecology ,MRCOG
  • Alwiya Merghani University of Khartoum
  • Asma Mohamed Fageary MD obstetrica &gynecology
  • Dr Sawsan Abdel Raheem University of khartoum
Keywords: malignancies, histopathological


Background: Gynaecological malignancies (GM) is a common cancer problem in both developing and developed countries .The burden of GM is more critical in developing countries, this is due to lack or deficient screening and late clinical presentation. The aim of this study is to study the histopathological pattern of GM in the NHL (National Health Laboratory) Sudan. Material &Methods: Clinical data, histopathological reports, stained tissue slides of patients diagnosed histologically as GM were revised from the archive of the department of histopathology and cytology at the NHL . Results: 372 patients diagnosed histologically as GM from 1st Jan 2009-31st Dec to the 1st Jan 2013 were studied. The commonest GM histological type was cervical malignancies, followed by ovarian, endometrial, vaginal, vulvar, choriocarcinoma and tubal cancer respectively .Conclusion: There is an urgent need for screening, early detection and prompt management for GM. Keywords: GM, NHL, histopathological pattern

Author Biographies

Duria Abdelwahab Rayis, MD Obstetrics&Gyecology
Consultant obstatricain &gynecologist, Assocaite professor ,Faculty of Medicine University of khartoum,Sudan.General Director/manager Soba university hospital ,khatoum ,Sudan
Azza Zulfu, Omdurman Islamic University

Histopathology & Cytology Department NHL(National Health Laboratory)/Omdurman Islamic University

khalid ahmed yassin, MD obstetric & gyecology ,MRCOG
professor of obstetrics &gynecology ,faculty of medcine University of Neelain ,sudan
Alwiya Merghani, University of Khartoum

Assistant Professor Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Asma Mohamed Fageary, MD obstetrica &gynecology
assisstant professor of obstetrics &gynecology ,faculty of medicine University of khartoum
Dr Sawsan Abdel Raheem, University of khartoum

Assistant professor at the department of pathology, faculty of medicine University of Khartoum.


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