Top 20 Doctor insights on: Hypoechoic mass ovary
U/S shows 7cm hypoechoic mass/endometrioma on ovary, prominent uterus, irregular endocavity, polyps. History of endometriosis. Is hysterectomy next?
The sonographer told me there is a hypoechoic mass atached to my right ovary. Is it serious? Could it be cancer? Should I rush to a gynecologist?
A large mass has develped on my ovaries just over the past month, but there's no pain. What does this mean?
I have a complex mass I'm L adnexa. Measures 6.2x5.5x5 cm and my L ovary is 5.2x7.2x6 cm while my R is 3x3.2x1.8 cm. Should it be rmoved?
Gyn consult: Certainly an adnexal mass is of concern. Often a careful evaluation by ultrasound can differentiate benign from malignant masses. You should be carefully evaluated with a medical history, exam and ultrasound by a gyn surgeon and follow their advice re: appropriate treatment. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Be patient: It will most likely resolve on its own. ...Read more
It is a: Nonspecific finding. Hemorrhagic cysts and dermoids, among others, can appear as an echogenic mass. ...Read more
Nothing: Ovaries are fomed from cysts. It is a normal structure as long as it is less than 4-5 cm and, are hypoechoic, and are not growing constantly. What you describe it s a simple and normal ovarian structure. ...Read more
Likely nothing: Sometimes, after ovulation occurs, the follicle which contained the egg fills with blood and then slowly gets reabsorbed. This finding is likely a resolving hemorrhagic follicular cyst. I would not recommend any followup for this finding unless it was identified because of symptoms (pain?), and only if the symptoms persist. ...Read more
Women with complex adnexal mass need to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?
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
U/s-3.6x3.3cm complex mass w/ cystic and solid components on r ov. Cystic lesion w/ internal septation, 2.3cm solid mass on l ovary. Ca? What now?
I have done tvs on 24 dec, my dr. Told me there is solid t.O. Mass in my left ovary the size of mass is58.20 mm x 43.70mm. Pls tell me what can I do?
Adnexal mass: It is a mass that is seen in the area adjacent to the uterus. Usually this means that it is related to the fallopian tube or ovary on that given side. There are many different things that can be called an "adnexal mass" (i.e. Ovarian cyst, abscess, neoplasm, fibroid, etc). Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More age dependent: The types of ovarian cancers one can get depends very much, nearly exclusively, on the age of the patient. Thus a nodule in a 21 year old means a very different thing from one in a 65 year old. Average age for diagnosis is 63. If you're asking the question for yourself, most common ovarian cancer at your age is a germ cell or stromal tumor. Most important is to get the advice of your doctor. ...Read more
No guess work here: A solid mass in ovary can be cancerous. So it should be removed and examined by a pathologist to determine its nature. It may be benign or could even be cancerous; only the pathologist, by doing a microscopic examination, can define its nature/cause. ...Read more
Yes: Something that large could indeed cause pressure up on the gallbladder. ...Read more
What does bilateral masses mean in the context of the ovaries? That a mass is on both of the ovaries?
"Mass": The term "mass" generally implies something solid. It's not uncommon or necessarily bad for both ovaries to contain "cysts", which are fluid-filled. But the use of the term "masses" implies that we're dealing with solid things, which could be more concerning. These should be identified in no uncertain terms. ...Read more