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:
- Pelvic Pain
- Bladder or Bowel pressure
- Abnormal bleeding
- Pain with intercourse
Diagnosing Ovarian Cysts:
- Tumor Markers:CA125,CEA,CA19-9,Roma Index,HCG,AFP,LDH
- Pelvic exam
- Diagnostic Laparoscopy
Treatment options for Ovarian cysts:
- Observation & follow up