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Women with complex adnexal mass need to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Women with complex adnexal mass need to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Depends: A complex ovarian cyst is evaluated based on your age, size of the mass, blood tumor markers, and ultrasound findings. Often the ovary needs to be removed but in some circumstances it can be preserved. ...Read more

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Does doctore need to remove complex adnexal mass with intire ovary for complete pathologic diagnosis?

Does doctore need to remove complex adnexal mass with intire ovary for complete pathologic diagnosis?

No: You need to remove the whole adnexal mass for a complete path diagnosis, you do not need to remove ovary to make a diagnosis. In risky cases, the ovary should sometimes be removed too, though. ...Read more

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Patient with complex adnexal mass why is better to remove entire ovary?

Patient with complex adnexal mass why is better to remove entire ovary?

Not always: It is not always better, just sometimes. It depends on risk factors, specifics of the mass, and patient wishes for possible future fertility. I remove ovarian masses up to 8 c.M. All year long without removing an ovary, just have to pick and choose your cases carefully. ...Read more

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Overian complex adnexal mass women under 40 are risk for overian cancer?

Overian complex adnexal mass women under 40 are risk for overian cancer?

Possible: All complex adnexal masses are a theoretical risk for ovarian cancers, but there are many other possibilities too. Risk is estimated by size, apearance on ultrasound, age group, behavior over time, and other things. ...Read more

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Women who have previously complex adnexal mass are at greater risk of developing further on same ovary avarian cancer?

Women who have previously complex adnexal mass  are at greater risk of developing further on same ovary avarian cancer?

Always suspecion: Any adnexal mass need work up to rule out cancer, is due to variety of diseases, cancer is one of component, needs close follow up by gynecologist. ...Read more

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What does an adnexal mass mean?

What does an adnexal mass mean?

Ovary: The adnexa are your ovaries. An adnexal mass is a mass on your ovary. It means that you'll need further imaging and work up to further diagnose it. ...Read more

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Right adnexal mass under 19 yrs?

Right adnexal mass under 19 yrs?

Ovarian mass: Depends on size and characteristics. If over 10 cm, remove right away. If under 10 cm and simple (looks like a balloon on ultrasound), watch and recheck in 6-8 weeks. If complex on ultrasound (solid or walls or growths on inside), remove right away. Most common is going to be benign teratoma (dermoid). Germ cell cancers are more common in this age group. ...Read more

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What is the deferential diagnosis of womans adnexal mass?

What is the deferential diagnosis of womans adnexal mass?

Pre/post menopausal: Masses in premenopausal women typically have a gynecologic source (e.g., functional cysts), whereas masses in postmenopausal women are typically benign neoplasms (e.g., cystadenomas). ...Read more

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Need a simple explaination for this. What is an adnexal mass?

Need a simple explaination for this. What is an adnexal mass?

Part of uterus: Adnexal masses refer to structues attached to uterus such as ovary or fallopian tube. In either instance the mass can be solid or cystic. If the latter and under 5 cm. and not complex, one watches. If solid, surgery is frequently indicated since this may represent ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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