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Who Is Affected by Functional Ovarian Cysts

Who Is Affected by Functional Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are the most common cause of small ovarian growths in women of childbearing age.1 They are commonly seen in women who:



  1. Katz VL (2007). Benign gynecologic lesions. In VL Katz et al., eds., Comprehensive Gynecology, 5th ed., pp. 452–557. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier.


ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedOctober 12, 2010

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