Follicular ovarian cysts in stillbirths and neonates.

  title={Follicular ovarian cysts in stillbirths and neonates.},
  author={Derek J Desa},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={50 1},
  • Derek J Desa
  • Published 1975 in Archives of disease in childhood
A review of the histology of 332 ovaries from stillbirths and neonatal deaths within the first 28 days of life showed that follicular cysts, lined by granulosa epithelium and having a diameter greater than 1 mm on a microscopical section, were present in 113 infants. In 48 cases multiple cysts were present, while in 65 only a single cyst satisfying the criteria was found. There was an excess number of infants of low birthweight score among those with multiple cysts and the results were highly… CONTINUE READING