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My 15 yr old daughter's CT scan & ultrasound shows a right complex ovarian cyst, septated 6cm. 1st appt Monday seeing Gyn Dr. What is usually done?

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Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: To OR to rule out ca

Unfortunately, the only reliable way to tell if her ovarian tumor is benign or malignant is through exploratory surgery, preferably performed by an experienced gyn oncologist who will be prepared to remove the least if the intraoperative findings are benign and who can adequately "stage" her if a cancer is discovered.
Seek a consultation and the care from such a gyn ontologic surgeon and team.

In brief: To OR to rule out ca

Unfortunately, the only reliable way to tell if her ovarian tumor is benign or malignant is through exploratory surgery, preferably performed by an experienced gyn oncologist who will be prepared to remove the least if the intraoperative findings are benign and who can adequately "stage" her if a cancer is discovered.
Seek a consultation and the care from such a gyn ontologic surgeon and team.
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Dr. Roger Duvivier
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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 15 y/o

It may be followed by serial ultrasounds.
A diagnostic laparoscopy with removal may also be suggested.

In brief: 15 y/o

It may be followed by serial ultrasounds.
A diagnostic laparoscopy with removal may also be suggested.
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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