Ovarian Cyst

Cyst is a pathological fluid-filled growth in body. The name derives from Greek kystis ‘bubble’.

Ovarian cyst is non-cancerous tumour. Young women often form them, rarely women over age 40.

Reasons

Women develop ovarian cysts for many reasons. The most common include:

Symptoms

Often cysts do not do any symptoms. They are found usually during ultrasound screening. But the following symptoms may be present:

Diagnosing Ovarian Cyst

Treating Ovarian Cyst

The choice of treatment option depends on many factors – patient’s age, cancerousness of the growth, symptom manifestation, wish to save ability to give birth.

Conservative treatment is possible if tumour does not develop pus or if it is not ruptured.