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Follicular Cyst

Distention of unruptured graafian follicle. May be associated with hyperestrogenism and endometrial hyperplasia. Most common ovarian mass in young women.

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Corpus luteum cyst

Hemorrhage into persisten corpus luteum. Commonly regress spontaneously.

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Theca-Lutein Cyst

often Bilateral/Multpile. Due to gonadotropin stimulation. Associated with choricarcinoma and moles

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Hemorrhagic cyst

Blood vessel rupture in cyst wall. Cyst grows with increased blood retention; usually self-resolves

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Dermoid cyst

Mature Teratoma. Cystic growth filled with various types of tissue such as fat, hair, teeth, bits of bone, and cartilage

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Endometrioid cyts

Endometriosis within ovary with cyst formation. Varies with menstrual cycle. When filled with dark, reddish brown blood it is called a chocolate cyst