Case of accessory ovary in the round ligament with associated endometriosis.

  title={Case of accessory ovary in the round ligament with associated endometriosis.},
  author={Jennifer L Nichols and Xiaohong Mary Zhang and Eric J. Bieber},
  journal={Journal of minimally invasive gynecology},
  volume={16 2},
The phenomenon of accessory ovary, initially described in 1864, is extremely rare. We report a case of an accessory ovary in a round ligament with endometriosis. At the time of laparoscopy a firm 2- to 3-cm mass was noted within the round ligament with a normal ovary visualized. Dissection and removal of the mass was performed. Histopathology revealed ovarian stroma and dense connective tissue with endometriosis. This case fulfills the criteria established in 1959 for accessory ovary and is the… CONTINUE READING


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