Background: Ovarian cancer is presented with varying symptoms and is common in females of reproductive age group. Aim: we aimed to determine the manifestations of ovarian cancer in this study. Materials and methods: Total 68 patients diagnosed to have were ovarian cancer based on various symptoms were included. The patients were subjected to USG and surgical analysis. Biochemical marker like CA-125 was also estimated. The tumor mass removed was further evaluated histopathologically. Result: Malignant tumor was observed in 30.88% of cases while benign in 69.21%. The most common manifestations observed were abdominal discomfort, belching, nausea or vomiting, constipation and dyspnea. Conclusion: Most of the abdominal manifestations are of prognostic value in the diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
Key words: Ovary, tumor, CA-125, pathology