[Residual ovary syndrome--significance of medical therapy (author's transl)].

  • Goran Hauser
  • Published 1980 in Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde


Today, hysterectomy internationally is nearly as frequent as appendectomy. In approx. 1% of all hysterectomies (vaginal or abdominal) where one or both ovaries are left, the residual ovary syndrome is found after an average period of slightly over five years. Predominant symptoms are diffused abdominal pain and palpable tumour of the adnexae. More rarely… (More)