Generally asymptomatic until complicated by hemorrhage, torsion, rupture, or infection
Occur from fetal life to menopause
Intermittent vs. constant
May occur with exercise, intercourse, trauma, or pelvic exam
Fever is r...
Torsion is a clinical diagnosis:
US may show flow to an ovary that has detorsed
Symptoms can be varied and nonspecific
Always include adnexal torsion in differential ...
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Bottomley C, Bourne T. Diagnosis and manag...
620.0 Follicular cyst of ovary
620.2 Other and unspecified ovarian cyst
620.5 Torsion of ovary, ovarian pedicle, or fallopian tube
620.1 Corpus luteum cyst or hematoma
220 Benign neoplasm of ova...
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