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Ovarian Cysts (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

cyst on the ovary, simple cyst, functional cyst, functional ovarian cysts, physiologic ovarian cysts, corpus luteum cyst, follicular cyst, hemorrhagic cyst, dermoid cyst, mature cystic teratomas, endometrioma, endometrioid cyst, polycystic-appearing ovaries, polycystic luteal cysts, torsion of the ovary, paraovarian cyst, ovarian cancer, polycystic ovary syndrome, ovarian cyst, laparotomy, laparoscopy, ovarian torsion, endometriosis, tubal pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy

Authors and Editors

Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Ovarian Cysts.


Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2012

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An ovarian cyst is a sac filled with liquid or semi-liquid material arising in an ovary.

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