The ovaries are a source of many tumor types as they have complex histologies and embryonic origins.
Adnexal masses have a wide differential diagnosis, including malignant or benign t...
Abdominal or pelvic pain
Acute onset of severe pain associated with nausea and vomiting may indicate torsion or cyst rupture.
Menstrual irregularities and current ph...
Expectant management is appropriate for most ovarian structures with benign features.
Premenopausal women should have a repeat ultrasound ideally during their follicular phase...
Most require only yearly exams or ultrasound.
Varies by diagnosis
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. ACOG Practice Bulletin. Management of adnexal masses. Obstet Gynecol. 2007;110(1):201–214.
Crayford TJ, Campbell S, Bourne ...
D27.9 Benign neoplasm of unspecified ovary
D27.0 Benign neoplasm of right ovary
D27.1 Benign neoplasm of left ovary
92260003 Benign neoplasm of ovary
In perimenopausal patients, follicles and simple cysts <3 cm are normal physiologic findings.
Transvaginal pelvic ultrasound is the initial imaging test of choice to characterize pel...
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