Gynecology Book


Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst

Aka: Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst
  1. See Also
    1. Ovarian Mass
    2. Adnexal Mass
  2. Background
    1. Suggests benign Ovarian Cyst
    2. Occurs with bleeding into simple cyst
      1. Follicular cyst
      2. Corpus Luteal Cyst
  3. Symptoms
    1. Acute Pelvic Pain
  4. Findings on Ultrasound
    1. Homogenous low level echoes in simple cyst
    2. Reticular or fishnet pattern of linear echoes
      1. Differentiate from septations in complex cyst
    3. No detectable flow on color doppler
    4. Decrease in size or resolve within 6-8 weeks
      1. Especially during or immediately after Menses
  5. References
    1. Laing (2001) Radiol Clin North Am 39(3):523-40 [PubMed]

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