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What causes an ovarian serous cystadenoma to rupture do i need surgery if rupture?

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Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: One would not know it a cyst is a serous cystadenoma unless it was removed and d examined by path. It is got too large or was under a lot of pressure it could rupture. When a cyst ruptures surgery may be needed if there is internal bleeding or severe pain.
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Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 36 years experience
Pressure: The increased pressure and weak wall of the ovary can cause it to rupture - you do not need surgery if it does. You might consider getting it removed before it does though.
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Last updated Aug 9, 2015

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