Management of prenatal ovarian cysts.

  title={Management of prenatal ovarian cysts.},
  author={Takako Shimada and Kiyonori Miura and Hideo Gotoh and Daisuke Nakayama and Masafumi Masuzaki},
  journal={Early human development},
  volume={84 6},
OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to analyze the antenatal and postnatal outcome of fetal ovarian cysts in relation to their ultrasonographic pattern and size. METHODS Sixteen fetal ovarian cysts were diagnosed in 16 fetuses and followed with serial ultrasonograms in utero and after birth until spontaneous or surgical resolution. RESULTS Eleven fetal ovarian cysts were simple cysts at first prenatal scan but 3 of the 11 became complex cysts at last prenatal scan and required… CONTINUE READING
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