What is a corpus luteum cyst?

Ovary. Corpus luteum cyst is the development of a normal follicle within the ovary during a female's cycle.

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What is the corpus luteum cyst?

Post-ovulation. A follicle forms in the ovary from which an ovum is discharged in mid-cycle. A cyst often forms at the site during the second half or the period or if the woman becomes pregnant. Read more...
Usually asymptomatic. After a folicle releases an egg it begins to secrete estrogen & Progesterone & is called a corpus luteum. However, it can sometimes become a cyst filled with fluid or blood on/in the ovary. This is a corpus luteum cyst. Read more...

Hi just wonderingif u could tell me what a haemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst and a hydrosalpinx is?

One normal,one not. Corpus luteum is a 100% normal finding after ovulation - hemorrhagic means there's some bleeding or clot involved, usually not a problem. Hydrosalpinx means fluid collection in tube: this is always abnormal, but can range from trivial to very significant. Read more...

What's a corpus luteum cyst dor?

Fluid, etc./clarify. A corpus luteum is formed after ovulation, when the egg is released to be fertilized. It secretes estroigen and progesterone. If conception does not occur, it involutes and goes away. But it can gret filled with fluid or blood and become a cyst, which can grow and cause pain and have complications, like rupture and torsion (twisting) which can cause the ovarian blood flow to be cut off. Read more...

I was told at scan I have a corpus luteum cyst and Its the area where I ovulated that has not resolved yet what do they mean by not resolved yet?

Corpus luteal cyst. The corpus luteal cyst is an ovarian cyst that comes when you ovulate, and the egg pops through. The cyst can persist for a bit after the egg is released. No worries . :) Read more...

How do I know if I had a follicular cyst or a corpus luteum cyst.?

Unnecessary to know. They are two phases of the same thing. An ovarian follicle should rupture releasing an egg. If this doesn't happen, the follicle keeps enlarging turning into a cyst. The ruptured follicle is called the corpus luteum. If the escape opening seals off, fluid can accumulate causing a corpus luteum cyst. An ultrasound may determine which you have but it isn't important to know; they act the same. Read more...

What is a the difference between a corpus luteum cyst and other cyst? I have a corpus luteum cyst that is 2.2cm and worried. Doc says wait and see!

Ovarian cyst. are you still menstrating? If so your corpus lutem cyst is most likely normal and is what is left when the cycst that grew the egg for that cycleon your ovary ruptures when you ovulate. It secretes estrogen/progesterone in preparation for possible fertilization. If no fert occurs, the cysts goes away. If you are not still menstrating cyst needs to be followed in ultrasound. Hope this helps. . Read more...