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dermoid ovarian cyst ultrasound

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience in Radiology
Rupture is serious: Dermoids can have hair and teeth in them, so are complex on U/S,. The black stuff in the picture is hair. They often grow slowly but rarely rupture. ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
An U/S of anything: Shows size, shape, and consistency of the tissue, or inconsistencies that are fluid filled (cysts) or solid filled or at least not filled with water d ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience in Radiology
yes: Ovarian cysyts respond to hormonal fluctuations and grow and shrink over time.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It should be painles: Sometimes the study is performed wtih abdominal probe in which case a full bladder is necessary to visualize pelvic organs well. Many times, vaginal ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: The fact that the cyst contains a solid nodule makes it more likely to be a tumor (either benign, or hopefully not-malignant), and make it important t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Usually: Most of the time there are characteristics which strongly favor a benign cyst on us - close followup and time will verify this.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cysts will resolve: Small cysts on the ovary are very common. The overwhelming majority will resolve on their own without surgery. Although they may hurt the best treatm ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Yes it can recur: The ovary is remarkable in that it can continue to produce cysts under hormonal stimulation. Even after one has been removed, the ovary has others. Yo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Vasilev
36 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
Will likely go away: Physiologic simple cysts that are under hormonal influence will come and go often, sometimes by a slow leak, sometimes by a rupture and sometimes by y ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call them: Back and ask them what the cyst looked like, u can usually get a good idea from the us and it also depends on the size of the cyst which they can tell ... Read More

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