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Doctor insights on: Are Ovarian Peripheral Cysts Dangerous

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What does ovarian cyst with hypointense signal intensity on t1 and hyperintense signal intensity on t2 with peripheral enhancement means?

What does ovarian cyst with hypointense signal intensity on t1 and hyperintense signal intensity on t2 with peripheral enhancement means?

Hypointense: signal on T1 and hyperintense signal on T2 are just the signal characteristics of fluid(as in a cyst). The significance of the peripheral enhancement would depend on the characteristics of the enhancement: very thin rim not very worrisome, thick irregular peripheral enhancement more concerning. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Are ovarian cysts dangerous?

Are ovarian cysts dangerous?

Could be : The most common complication of an ovarian cyst includes rupture of the cyst with internal bleeding, torsion of the ovary as well as the presence of malignancy within the cyst .Your obgyn can determine wether the cyst need to be removed surgically or follow up with serial sonograms. ...Read more

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Are ruptures ovarian cysts dangerous?

Are ruptures ovarian cysts dangerous?

Ovarian cysts: Surprisingly, most of the time when an ovarin cyst ruptures they is little consequence. There can be 1 or 2 days of discomfort. Sometimes, however, a cyst may bleed internally. Occasionally, i will need to operative on a patient with a bleeding cyst to relieve pain or stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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How dangerous can ovarian cysts be?

How dangerous can ovarian cysts be?

Complex question: This depends on many details: your medical history, your family history, features seen on ultrasound like size, solid areas, blood flow. Most cysts at age 44 if you are still having menstrual cycles will be benign, but you should follow up with your gynecologist as directed to be sure. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst of size 5cm is dangerous?

Ovarian cyst of size 5cm is dangerous?

Unlikely: If pain persists a follow up usg would be recommended. ...Read more

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How large does an ovarian cyst have to be before it becomes dangerous?

How large does an ovarian cyst have to be before it becomes dangerous?

Any size: It is imporant what is the cause of your cyst. For example, some cysts can rupture and bleed, twist and clot, or any size may be ovarian cancer, small ones may be treatable or curable. ...Read more

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Is an ovarian cyst dangerous if it stays for more than 1 year inside my body?

Is an ovarian cyst dangerous if it stays for more than 1 year inside my body?

If benign NO: Only cyst dangerous to leave to leave alone is malignant cysts , in order to differentiate which is which, you need to be monitored by your physician. ...Read more

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Is a 8.4cm ovarian complex cyst dangerous, also trace fluid in pelvic region. ?

Is a 8.4cm ovarian complex cyst dangerous,  also trace fluid in pelvic region. ?

Not dangerous, but.: it is not dangerous, but first it is large , and can cause a lot of pain. second complex cyst are not all benign, it needs to be classified by biopsy. they can do that by laproscopy. good luck ...Read more