Ovarian Cysts are a very
Some of them spontaneously remit and others require treatment.
They usually produce a functional symptomatology such as disorders of the
menstrual cycle due to the disequilibrium between estrogens and progesterone.
They are called functional cysts being the follicular ones,
originated in the ovarian follicle, the most frequent. They are usually
smaller than 5 cm, unique or multiple.
But there are other kinds of cysts in the ovaries which are not
functional and usually asymptomatic: the neoplastic ones. This is a serious
pathology which requires urgent treatment. Unfortunately as symptoms are not
presented, or they are subtle and scarce, it is not possible to diagnose
them precociously, except by means of a scan.
The anamnesis and clinic exploration, the gynecological examination and the
transvaginal scan is what lead us to an accurate diagnosis as well as
differential from other pelvic pathologies.
It is because of all this that, when an ovarian cyst is detected, finding
out the type and having an accurate diagnosis are essential. Based on that
the following steps can be taken…
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