ovarian cysts

An ovarian cyst is a sac or pouch filled with fluid or other tissue that forms on the ovary. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their childbearing years. A woman can develop one cyst or many cysts. Ovarian cysts can vary in size.

Different types of ovarian cysts:​

  • benign (not cancerous): most common.
  • Malignant(cancerous): a rare but serious condition

Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts:​

  • Asymptomatic
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Bladder or Bowel pressure
  • Bloating
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Pain with intercourse​

Diagnosing Ovarian Cysts:​

  • Tumor Markers:CA125,CEA,CA19-9,Roma Index,HCG,AFP,LDH
  • Pelvic exam
  • Ultrasound
  • MRI
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy​

Treatment options for Ovarian cysts:​

  • Observation & follow up