Flashcards in Ovarian Cysts Deck (6)
Distention of unruptured graafian follicle. May be associated with hyperestrogenism and endometrial hyperplasia. Most common ovarian mass in young women.
Corpus luteum cyst
Hemorrhage into persisten corpus luteum. Commonly regress spontaneously.
often Bilateral/Multpile. Due to gonadotropin stimulation. Associated with choricarcinoma and moles
Blood vessel rupture in cyst wall. Cyst grows with increased blood retention; usually self-resolves
Mature Teratoma. Cystic growth filled with various types of tissue such as fat, hair, teeth, bits of bone, and cartilage