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What does mean to have a thick septation on ovarian cyst? 5cm, left, grown within a few mts. White rounded line on ultrasound. I have endo. Is this ok

What does mean to have a thick septation on ovarian cyst? 5cm, left, grown within a few mts. White rounded line on ultrasound. I have endo. Is this ok

Information: Is the septation 5cm or the cyst? Since you know you have endometriosis, it could be an endometiroma. However, septated cysts are often monitored closely, with frequent ultrasounds and follow up until regression which can take up to a year. Some doctors feel it necessary to take it out to make sure it isn't cancerous.Do you have other symptoms?I think you should definitely talk to your doc further ...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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What does a 3cm cyst mean?

What does a 3cm cyst mean?

Over an inch: A 3 cm cyst means it is a little over an inch in size. 2.5 cm is an inch. ...Read more

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What does it mean/ what causes a cyst to get bigger?

What does it mean/ what causes a cyst to get bigger?

Several things: Cysts are fluid containing lesions with a thin lining of cells. Cysts can occur almost anywehre in ovaries, breasts, bones, liver, spleen, thyroid gland, kidneys neck, etc. Usually cyst grows slowly over time with fluid usually secreted by cyst lining. Sometimes more rapid growth can occur with superimposed infection or hemorrhage from trauma. Most cysts are benign. ...Read more

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What does a cyst by my spine mean?

What does a cyst by my spine mean?

Facet cyst: Cysts usually are related to the facet joint and may cause pressure on a nerve. If they do not pressure the nerve then they can be ignored. ...Read more

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What does a "cyst on the liver" mean?

What does a "cyst on the liver" mean?

Fluid filled sac.: Cysts are fluid filled sacs that can be seen in many organs, such as the liver, kidney and even in bones. True cysts are always benign and should be left alone if they are not causing symptoms. ...Read more

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What does a "cyst on the kidney" mean?

What does a "cyst on the kidney" mean?

Thin balloon: It is normal to have up to 2 cysts on a kidney. Cysts are outpouchings of the normal tubules that carry urine. A cyst is filled with urine. Patients with numerous cysts or associated abnormalities need further investigations. ...Read more

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What does it mean lt.Side adnexal cyst?

What does it mean lt.Side adnexal cyst?

Left Side: Adnexa refers to structures beside an organ. The tubes and ovaries are the adnexa of the uterus. Lt.Side adnexal cyst refers to a cyst on the left side. Possibly a cyst of the tube or ovary. Cysts are typically fluid filled structures. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a cyst and tumor means the same?

Can you tell me if a cyst and tumor means the same?

No: A cyst is usually a fluid filled space, though tumors can have cysts in them. Cysts can be due to blockage of ducts in an organ, parasite infestations, organ maldevelopment and residual effect of abscess or tissue necrosis. ...Read more