Top 20 Doctor insights on: Hypoechoic mass ovary

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U/S shows 7cm hypoechoic mass/endometrioma on ovary, prominent uterus, irregular endocavity, polyps. History of endometriosis. Is hysterectomy next?

U/S shows 7cm hypoechoic mass/endometrioma on ovary, prominent uterus, irregular endocavity, polyps. History of endometriosis. Is hysterectomy next?

Hysterectomy: Your gynecologist must discuss this with you as soon as possible. There are many ways to determine if things are OK or not and the gynecologist will help you.
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Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, estrogen and ...Read more


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What kind of tests are use to find a solid mass found in the ovary?

What kind of tests are use to find a solid mass found in the ovary?

Ovarian tumor: Mostly, solid ovarian tumors are found by pelvic ultrasound and MRI with contrast. Cat scans are not felt to be as helpful. ...Read more

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My daughter has a hypoechoic lesion size approx.57.0mmx47.6mmseen in rt ovary please explain?

My daughter has a hypoechoic lesion size approx.57.0mmx47.6mmseen in rt ovary please explain?

Cyst!: A cyst. Most likely benign! If your daughter is overweight, and carries it on the middle, pcos needs to be excluded! Manye? Women have cysts of no consequence. One detail, very important, left out is why did the ultrasound get don. ...Read more

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A large mass has develped on my ovaries just over the past month, but there's no pain. What does this mean?

A large mass has develped on my ovaries just over the past month, but there's no pain. What does this mean?

Several possibilitie: Would need more info to answer: is 39 your correct age? Have you used any fertility drugs in the last 3-6 months? How large is
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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?

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

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What is an echogenic mass on the ovary usually made up of?

What is an echogenic mass on the ovary usually made up of?

It is a: Nonspecific finding. Hemorrhagic cysts and dermoids, among others, can appear as an echogenic mass. ...Read more

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My left ovary contains a 13mm hypoechoic cyst. What does this mean?

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

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I have a 1.8cm hypoechoic area within the left ovary, not a simple cyst. What is that means?

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

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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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What is an adnexal mass on the right ovary mean?

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 more

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What is a complex hypoechoic vascular nodule in the ovary? Cancerous?

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

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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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Please help, solid mass found on my ovary. : (what is the liklihood of cancer?

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

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What does bilateral masses mean in the context of the ovaries? That a mass is on both of the ovaries?

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