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A 36-year-old female asked:

My ultrasound showed a cyst on my right ovary but also said my uterus was heterogeneous. what does that mean and what causes it, if anything?

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
30 years experience
Not unusual: "heterogeneous" just means that the uterine wall has some areas that look different from other areas on imaging (as opposed to "homogeneous, " which means that the whole uterus looks the same across the board). Sometimes it means that a woman has fibroids or adenomyosis, but it is usually not concerning. Your doc can tell you how that finding applies to you.
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