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7cm Ovarian Mass
My 11 year old had a pelvic US that found a 11cm x 7cm x 11cm ovarian mass. Report states complex cystic and solid mass with internal septation and a solid component. Solid component approx 4.4cm w/ surface nodularity. Should I assume cancer?
Mass: There are several causes for ovarian masses including benign (not cancer) and malignant (cancerous). Blood work called tumor markers can sometimes help your doctors clinical suspicion but the only definitive way to diagnose is to remove the mass and have the pathologist review the specimen. ...Read more
Ovarian Mass Work Up: Ovarian mass presents a special diagnostic challenge, in part because benign etiologies greatly outnumber malignant ones. Determination of a degree of suspicion for malignancy is critical & is based largely on imaging appearance. Ultrasound is the most practical modality for initial assessment, while MRI is more accurate & can be performed when US is nondiagnostic or equivocal. ...Read more
Please talk to: Gyn, i assume your gyn has done blood work which can help differentiate benign ovarian masses form cancer and i rec you be referred to a gyn oncologist as that specialist does, benign, pre- malignant and malignant surgery , and i rec they do it through the davinci if possible. ...Read more
Ovarian Mass : Sure. The opposite ovary, if healthy, should produce plenty of eggs over the months and years ahead. ...Read more
Get 2nd opinion: Serous papillary (cyst)adenofibroma is an uncommon tumor of the oviduct (tube) or ovary. If you were my patient, i would ask that several pathologists look at the glass slides and confirm the benign diagnosis for everyone's peace of mind. Some clinicians might screen you for a brca mutation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a complex cystic ovarian mass with mural nodularity measuring 4.1 cm. Is this suspicious for malignancy?
Left ovarian mass/enlarged left ovary size 8.1*4.2*4.2 CM in very bad pain been go in on for three months and won't go away been to e.R. Several times?
Removal: If you have an 8 cm painful ovarian mass then this can be removed. Schedule a visit with an obgyn in their office instead of going to the er. Bring a copy of the sonogram or ct scan report for them to review and you can see if you are a surgical candidate. This is a very common surgery for a gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer