Imaging of benign adnexal masses: characteristic presentations on ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.

@article{Heilbrun2009ImagingOB,
  title={Imaging of benign adnexal masses: characteristic presentations on ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.},
  author={Marta E. Heilbrun and Jeffery Olpin and Akram M. Shaaban},
  journal={Topics in magnetic resonance imaging : TMRI},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={213-23}
}
Adnexal masses are common in the general population. Although ovarian cancer is a significant cause of mortality, large screening studies demonstrate that the majority of adnexal masses are benign. These benign masses include physiologic cysts, paraovarian masses, and benign ovarian lesions. It is important that gynecologists and radiologists appreciate the… CONTINUE READING