A 55-year-old female asked:
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my ovarian cyst is 5 cm and also showed white lines running across it. is this info cause greater concern?

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Dr. Sean Ray
Dr. Sean Ray answered
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
It Depends: The size is larger than what we like to see, but that alone isn't cause for great concern. Factors such as whether you still have periods, whether the cyst is painful and how, exactly, those white lines are described (within the cyst, on or around) would be needed to provide greater clarity.
Answered on Apr 1, 2016
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