Clinicopathological correlation of pediatric gonadectomies for neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions, a 13 year experience at a single institution

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2016-03-23

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Tully, Briana
Wilson, Jacob
Ford, Michael
Salganik, Joseph
Batliwala, Shehzad
Bowman, Paul
Sanchez, Irene

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The purpose of this study is to evaluate patient characteristics, outcomes, and provide a detailed analysis of all gonadectomies performed at Cook Children’s Medical Center between January 2001 and March 2014 Researchers conducted a retrospective chart review of all gonadectomies that have been performed within the past 13 years at CCMC. The patient population included 470 patients with a minimum age of 0, maximum age of 21 years old, and a mean equal to 8.24 years. The population includes 38.7% female, 61.3% male. The population included 49.4% left laterality, 45.7% right laterality, and 4.9% bilateral. This data showed the most common presenting diagnosis indicating gonadectomies, age group, as well as correlations with co-morbidities within the pediatric population.

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