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How can ovarian cysts rupture?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Trauma, over-filling

An ovarian cyst (a liquid-filled lump on the surface of an ovary) that keeps growing can get to several inches in diameter. Such a cyst could rupture from continued enlargement (like over-filling a water balloon) or from blunt trauma, which would likely cause great abdominal pain with internal bleeding, plus an ambulance ride to the emergency room.

In brief: Trauma, over-filling

An ovarian cyst (a liquid-filled lump on the surface of an ovary) that keeps growing can get to several inches in diameter. Such a cyst could rupture from continued enlargement (like over-filling a water balloon) or from blunt trauma, which would likely cause great abdominal pain with internal bleeding, plus an ambulance ride to the emergency room.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. David Dang
Radiology

In brief: See below.

Ovarian cyst rupture is a common phenomenon.
Menstruating women have rupture of follicular cyst every cycle. The majority of the time this is benign and self limited, with no or mild pain symptoms.

In brief: See below.

Ovarian cyst rupture is a common phenomenon.
Menstruating women have rupture of follicular cyst every cycle. The majority of the time this is benign and self limited, with no or mild pain symptoms.
Dr. David Dang
Dr. David Dang
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