Diagnostic Accuracy of Transabdominal Sonography in the Evaluation of Pelvic Mass of Gynecological Origin

A study of 97 cases having clinical manifestations of pelvic mass in female was carried out in the department of Radiology and Imaging, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University with the cooperatjon of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This study was designed to determine accuracy of transabdominal sonography in the diagnosis of pelvic mass in female. The findings of transabdominal sonography were compared with histopathological examination. Transabdominal sonography had 87.6 % accuracy, but only 3.1 % false positive and 9.3% false negative rates. It can be ‘concluded that ultrasonographic findings of different pelvic masses are highly dependable, can be used for preoperative decision making.


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