Flashcards in 5 - Gynae - The Ovary and its disorders - Ovarian Sx + Disorders of Ovarian Funciton Deck (6):
ovarian masses are often ?
how detected ?
what is an ovarian cyst accident?
when v large > distension or on USS
rupture of contents of ovarian cyst into peritoneal cavity causing acute presx for intense pain
which cysts esp give intense pain if ruptured?
peritoneal cavity haemorrhage occasionally so severe > ??
endometrioma or dermoid cyst
Torsion of the pedicle > ? of the ovary +/- the ? and gives women what Sx? what trt is needed and when?
urgent surgery and detorsion needed to save ovary
3 disorders of ovarian fx?
PCOS, prem menopause, problems of gonadal dev
PCOS - is it common? 3 main clinical features? 3 characteristics of usual cysts seen?
subfertility, oligomenorrhea, hirsutism
cysts usually small, multiple, poorly dev follicles