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Ovarian cyst dermoid or serous cystadenoma can be tested with small part for complete pathologic analysis?

Ovarian cyst dermoid or serous cystadenoma can be tested with small  part for complete pathologic analysis?

Unfortunately Not: The problem with ovarian tumors is that you can have normal cell types adjacent to borderline or malignant cells. The ovary is notorious for hiding cancer cells which is why it's impossible to "eyeball" or sample an ovary and get a complete diagnosis. That's why often the ovary is completely removed if malignancy is suspected. Cancer can also increase in stage if spillage occurs so it's not easy. ...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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Is serous cystadenoma is a tumour or a cyst ? Do they all look exactly the same inside and outside?

Is serous cystadenoma is a tumour or a cyst ? Do they all look exactly the same inside and outside?

Ovarian Tumors: A serous cystadenoma is a benign ovarian tumor which is a sac filled with fluid, hence it is a cyst, although a tumerous cyst. They vary considerably in size, but histologically they are all similar. Depending on their growth progression, they should probably be removed surgically, but it sounds like your's may have already been excised. If the pathologist found only benign cells, then is cured. ...Read more

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If serous cystadenoma rupture during surgary can doctore peal the ovary from the cyst?

If serous cystadenoma rupture during surgary can doctore peal the ovary from the cyst?

Ovarian mass: The goal of surgery is to remove a mass intact. Pathology can examine a mass/cyst/tumor whether it is intact or opened. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis.24 years and unmarried.I have no pain and have 2*2 CM cyst(serous cystadenoma).Doctors says get married or have a surgery?

I have endometriosis.24 years and unmarried.I have no pain and have 2*2 CM cyst(serous cystadenoma).Doctors says get married or have a surgery?

Fertility: Endometriosis can have a negative impact on fertility and is not simple or easy to treat. Endometriosis is also chronic, not curable without removing the organ/uterus. Your doc is giving you a warning about your fertility to help you decide how to approach this health problem. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis.24 years and unmarried.I have no pain and have 2*2 CM cyst(serous cystadenoma).Doctors says get married soon and have yasmin ?

I have endometriosis.24 years and unmarried.I have no pain and have 2*2 CM cyst(serous cystadenoma).Doctors says get married soon and have yasmin ?

Surgical removal: The next step is to have the cystadenoma removed. This can be done laparoscopically as a day surgery. This is a benign tumor but it should be removed. I am curious how they know it is a serous cystadenoma. That is not something we usually know until after the specimen is removed. ...Read more

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What causes an ovarian serous cystadenoma to rupture do I need surgery if rupture?

What causes an ovarian serous cystadenoma to rupture do I need surgery if rupture?

Pressure: The increased pressure and weak wall of the ovary can cause it to rupture - you do not need surgery if it does. You might consider getting it removed before it does though. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Cystadenoma (Definition)

By definition, this is a benign tumor of glandular origin that has one or more cavities lined with the tumor cells and containing some type of fluid. They can occur nearly anywhere and are very ...Read more


Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more