ovarian cysts

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Summary: General term for CYSTS and cystic diseases of the OVARY.

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  1. Eltabbakh G, Charboneau A, Eltabbakh N. Laparoscopic surgery for large benign ovarian cysts. Gynecol Oncol. 2008;108:72-6 pubmed
    To assess the feasibility and surgical outcome of laparoscopic surgery among women with large benign ovarian cysts. We conducted a prospective study applying laparoscopic surgery among women with ovarian cysts whose maximum diameter was &..
  2. Greenlee R, Kessel B, Williams C, Riley T, Ragard L, Hartge P, et al. Prevalence, incidence, and natural history of simple ovarian cysts among women >55 years old in a large cancer screening trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010;202:373.e1-9 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to measure the occurrence and natural history of simple ovarian cysts in a cohort of older women.
  3. Ulker K, Huseyinoglu U, Kiliç N. Management of benign ovarian cysts by a novel, gasless, single-incision laparoscopic technique: keyless abdominal rope-lifting surgery (KARS). Surg Endosc. 2013;27:189-98 pubmed publisher
    ..method to minimize the side effects and maximize the advantages of laparoscopic surgery, this study aimed to define and document a gasless, single-incision abdominal access technique for the management of benign ovarian cysts.
  4. Kim S, Lee Y, Lee S, Kim K, Lee Y, Jung K, et al. Bilateral ovarian cysts originating from rete ovarii in an African green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops). J Vet Med Sci. 2012;74:1229-32 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that these ovarian cysts in an African green monkey are cystic rete ovarii...
  5. Serber D, Rogala A, Makarem M, Rosson G, Simin K, Godfrey V, et al. The BRG1 chromatin remodeler protects against ovarian cysts, uterine tumors, and mammary tumors in a lineage-specific manner. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e31346 pubmed publisher
    ..However, Brg1(Wap-Cre) mutants did develop ovarian cysts and uterine tumors...
  6. Evangelinakis N, Grammatikakis I, Salamalekis G, Tziortzioti V, Samaras C, Chrelias C, et al. Prevalence of acute hemoperitoneum in patients with endometriotic ovarian cysts: a 7-year retrospective study. Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2009;36:254-5 pubmed
    ..Endometriosis is a quite common condition in women of reproductive age. The purpose of this study is to delineate the association between hemoperitoneum and endometriosis...
  7. Dimitraki M, Koutlaki N, Nikas I, Mandratzi T, Gourovanidis V, Kontomanolis E, et al. Fetal ovarian cysts. Our clinical experience over 16 cases and review of the literature. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012;25:222-5 pubmed publisher
    Fetal ovarian cysts are intra-abdominal structures frequently diagnosed prenatally, tending to present as isolated unilateral lesions in normal fetuses in the third trimester...
  8. Moyle P, Kataoka M, Nakai A, Takahata A, Reinhold C, Sala E. Nonovarian cystic lesions of the pelvis. Radiographics. 2010;30:921-38 pubmed publisher
    ..It is important to understand the relationship of a mass with its anatomic location, identify normal ovaries at imaging, and relate imaging findings to the patient's clinical history to avoid misdiagnosis...
  9. Lee S, Ichii O, Otsuka S, Hashimoto Y, Kon Y. Quantitative trait locus analysis of ovarian cysts derived from rete ovarii in MRL/MpJ mice. Mamm Genome. 2010;21:162-71 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition to these immune-associated disorders, we found that older MRL mice develop ovarian cysts originating from the rete ovarii, which is lined by ciliated or nonciliated epithelium and considered remnants ..

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  1. Kumakiri J, Kikuchi I, Ozaki R, Jinushi M, Kono A, Takeda S. Feasibility of laparoscopically assisted extracorporeal cystectomy via single suprapubic incision using an adjustable-view laparoscope to treat large benign ovarian cysts: comparison with conventional procedure. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2013;168:64-7 pubmed publisher
    To demonstrate the feasibility of minimally invasive surgery using a novel optical device to treat large benign ovarian cysts and to compare the safety of the procedure with that of conventional laparoscopically assisted multiport ..
  2. Love B, Murray G. Ovarioscopy and laparoscopic removal of a large right adnexal cyst. JSLS. 2010;14:123-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The combination of ovarioscopy and laparoscopy can be used to remove a large adnexal cyst...
  3. Marinković S, Jokić R, Bukarica S, Mikić A, Vuckovic N, Antić J. Surgical treatment of neonatal ovarian cysts. Med Pregl. 2011;64:408-12 pubmed
    Medical experts are still at issue over the most suitable management of simple neonatal ovarian cysts exceeding 40mm and complex cysts of any size...
  4. Isobe N, Kitabayashi M, Yoshimura Y. Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptors in bovine cystic follicles. Reprod Domest Anim. 2008;43:267-271 pubmed publisher
  5. Salvetti N, Baravalle C, Mira G, Gimeno E, Dallard B, Rey F, et al. Heat shock protein 70 and sex steroid receptors in the follicular structures of induced ovarian cysts. Reprod Domest Anim. 2009;44:805-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Ovaries of animals with COD exhibited an altered steroid receptor expression and subtype balance as compared with control animals, and an increase in HSP70 immunoexpression. ..
  6. Melendez P, Bartolome J, Archbald L, Donovan A. The association between lameness, ovarian cysts and fertility in lactating dairy cows. Theriogenology. 2003;59:927-37 pubmed
    The objective of this observational study was to evaluate the association between lameness, ovarian cysts, and fertility in lactating dairy cows. Data analysis of historical records from a 3000 Holstein farm was conducted...
  7. Słodki M, Janiak K, Respondek Liberska M, Szaflik K, Wilczynski J, Oszukowski P, et al. [Assessment of the usefulness of ultrasound screening in fetal ovarian cysts]. Ginekol Pol. 2008;79:120-5 pubmed
    The aim of the study was to assess the usefulness of ultrasound in management and prognosis in fetal ovarian cysts. The study included 38 fetuses with cyst in abdominal cavity, who, between 1995 and 2006, underwent an ultrasound ..
  8. Zampieri N, Borruto F, Zamboni C, Camoglio F. Foetal and neonatal ovarian cysts: a 5-year experience. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2008;277:303-6 pubmed
    ..of abdominal cysts in order to outline the most appropriate therapeutic approach in case of suspected ovarian cysts. Between January 2003 and January 2007, 57 women were enrolled in this study for a prenatal ultrasound (US) ..
  9. Salem H. Laparoscopic excision of large ovarian cysts. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2002;28:290-4 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to check the ability of operative laparoscopy to help in the management of large ovarian cysts that may reach above the level of the umbilicus...
  10. Li C, Liu B, Wen Z, Sun Q. The impact of electrocoagulation on ovarian reserve after laparoscopic excision of ovarian cysts: a prospective clinical study of 191 patients. Fertil Steril. 2009;92:1428-35 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the impact of electrocoagulation on ovarian reserve after laparoscopic excision of ovarian cysts and the possible mechanisms. A prospective study. Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of a university hospital...
  11. Ceyhan T, Atay V, Gungor S, Karateke A, Oral O, Baser I. Efficacy of laparoscopically-assisted extracorporeal cystectomy in patients with ovarian endometrioma. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2006;13:145-9 pubmed
    ..Extracorporeal technique with laparoscopically-assisted minilaparotomy is a valuable alternative for laparoscopic stripping in selected cases. ..
  12. Somigliana E, Ragni G, Benedetti F, Borroni R, Vegetti W, Crosignani P. Does laparoscopic excision of endometriotic ovarian cysts significantly affect ovarian reserve? Insights from IVF cycles. Hum Reprod. 2003;18:2450-3 pubmed
    Residual ovarian function after laparoscopic excision of endometriotic ovarian cysts is a major and still unsolved topic...
  13. Khedmati F, Chirolas C, Seidman J. Ovarian and paraovarian squamous-lined cysts (epidermoid cysts): a clinicopathologic study of 18 cases with comparison to mature cystic teratomas. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2009;28:193-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The ovarian cysts represented 1...
  14. Duru N, Dede M, Acikel C, Keskin U, Fidan U, Baser I. Outcome of in vitro fertilization and ovarian response after endometrioma stripping at laparoscopy and laparotomy. J Reprod Med. 2007;52:805-9 pubmed
    ..Indications for surgical treatment of patients having larger and bilateral cysts with an expectation for future fertility should be cautiously reviewed ..
  15. Mahdavi A, Berker B, Nezhat C, Nezhat F, Nezhat C. Laparoscopic management of ovarian cysts. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2004;31:581-92, ix pubmed
    ..Advanced operative laparoscopy for management of ovarian cysts, when performed by experienced endoscopic surgeons, is as safe and effective as open techniques.
  16. Heinonen P, Vuento M, Maunola M, Ala Houhala I. Ovarian manifestations in women with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 2002;40:504-7 pubmed
    b>Ovarian cysts are found in some premenopausal women with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). Liver cysts are the major extrarenal manifestations, frequently found in postmenopausal women...
  17. Ma K, Tsui P, Wong W, Kun K, Lo L, Ng T. Laparoscopic management of large ovarian cysts: more than cosmetic considerations. Hong Kong Med J. 2004;10:139-41 pubmed
    ..Appropriate preoperative assessment, patient counselling, and good laparoscopic skills are the cornerstones of successful laparoscopic management in such patients. ..
  18. Brandt M, Helmrath M. Ovarian cysts in infants and children. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2005;14:78-85 pubmed
    The etiology of ovarian cysts varies with the developmental stage and hormonal milieu of the patient. In general, most ovarian cysts are functional in nature and usually resolve without treatment...
  19. Kubota K, Itho M, Kishi H, Igarashi S, Minegishi T. Primary hypothyroidism presenting as multiple ovarian cysts in an adult woman: a case report. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2008;24:586-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Ultrasound and computer tomography of the abdomen revealed bilateral multiple ovarian cysts. Laboratory studies revealed increased liver function, total cholesterol and creatine phosphokinase...
  20. Gallagher T, Lim Dunham J, Vade A, Smith S, Salhadar A, Ward K. Sonographic appearance of ruptured ovarian cyst in the neonatal period. J Clin Ultrasound. 2008;36:53-5 pubmed
    Rupture is a rare complication of ovarian cysts diagnosed during the prenatal period. We present a case that focuses on the postnatal sonographic appearance of rupture of an ovarian cyst after vaginal delivery...
  21. Bhangoo A, Buyuk E, Oktay K, Ten S. Phenotypic features of 46, XX females with StAR protein mutations. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2007;5:633-41 pubmed
    ..46, XX females spontaneously undergo puberty but the underlying defect ultimately leads to the development of ovarian cysts and premature menopause. The mechanism of the lesion in the ovary remains to be understood completely...
  22. Benaglia L, Somigliana E, Vercellini P, Abbiati A, Ragni G, Fedele L. Endometriotic ovarian cysts negatively affect the rate of spontaneous ovulation. Hum Reprod. 2009;24:2183-6 pubmed publisher
    ..002). The physiological mechanisms leading to ovulation are deranged in ovaries with endometriomas. ..
  23. Canis M, Rabischong B, Houlle C, Botchorishvili R, Jardon K, Safi A, et al. Laparoscopic management of adnexal masses: a gold standard?. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2002;14:423-8 pubmed
    ..To review recent literature on the laparoscopic management of adnexal masses, when this approach may be considered as a gold standard...
  24. Tseng D, Curran T, Silen M. Minimally invasive management of the prenatally torsed ovarian cyst. J Pediatr Surg. 2002;37:1467-9 pubmed
    Fetal and neonatal ovarian cysts are detected frequently by ultrasonography. The presence of these lesions can result in adnexal torsion in utero with autoamputation. Historically, these have been removed at laparotomy...
  25. Kessler A, Nagar H, Graif M, Ben Sira L, Miller E, Fisher D, et al. Percutaneous drainage as the treatment of choice for neonatal ovarian cysts. Pediatr Radiol. 2006;36:954-8 pubmed
    Involution of neonatal ovarian cysts occurs usually by 12 months. Persisting cysts larger than 4 cm are prone to torsion. Two modes of therapy are advocated: surgery and percutaneous US-guided cyst aspiration...
  26. Holt V, Cushing Haugen K, Daling J. Risk of functional ovarian cyst: effects of smoking and marijuana use according to body mass index. Am J Epidemiol. 2005;161:520-5 pubmed
    Smoking is one of the few risk factors that have been identified for functional ovarian cysts, and results of one epidemiologic study suggest that body mass index (BMI; weight (kg)/height (m)(2)) may modify the effect of this exposure...
  27. Panici P, Palaia I, Bellati F, Pernice M, Angioli R, Muzii L. Laparoscopy compared with laparoscopically guided minilaparotomy for large adnexal masses: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2007;110:241-8 pubmed
    ..In women desiring a minimally invasive strategy for large cysts, laparoscopically guided minilaparotomy should be considered. Australian Clinical Trials Registry, www.actr.org.au, ACTR N012607000241437, I. ..
  28. Enriquez G, Duran C, Toran N, Piqueras J, Gratacos E, Aso C, et al. Conservative versus surgical treatment for complex neonatal ovarian cysts: outcomes study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005;185:501-8 pubmed
    Prenatally diagnosed complex ovarian cysts are most often managed surgically in an attempt to save the ovary. Nevertheless, published surgical results disclose that most patients undergo oophorectomy or salpingo-oophorectomy...
  29. Kurjak A, Kupesic S, Simunic V. Ultrasonic assessment of the peri- and postmenopausal ovary. Maturitas. 2002;41:245-54 pubmed
    ..To analyze the role of B-mode ultrasound, color and power Doppler examination and three-dimensional ultrasound with and without power Doppler facilities in evaluation of the peri- and postmenopausal ovaries...
  30. Monnery Noché M, Auber F, Jouannic J, Benifla J, Carbonne B, Dommergues M, et al. Fetal and neonatal ovarian cysts: is surgery indicated?. Prenat Diagn. 2008;28:15-20 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the frequency of ovarian torsion in neonates with ovarian cysts (OCs) and to analyze the outcome after surgical treatment.
  31. Postma V, Wegdam J, Janssen I. Laparoscopic extirpation of a giant ovarian cyst. Surg Endosc. 2002;16:361 pubmed
    ..The differential diagnosis of unilocular intraabdominal cysts includes ovarian, gastrointestinal, urological, and lymphatic processes. They occur at all ages and can be benign or malignant...
  32. Borders R, Breiman R, Yeh B, Qayyum A, Coakley F. Computed tomography of corpus luteal cysts. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2004;28:340-2 pubmed
    ..To describe the computed tomography (CT) features of corpus luteal cysts...
  33. Borgfeldt C, Andolf E. Cancer risk after hospital discharge diagnosis of benign ovarian cysts and endometriosis. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2004;83:395-400 pubmed
    The aim was to evaluate whether patients with benign ovarian cysts, functional ovarian cysts, or endometriosis have an increased risk of developing gynecologic cancer.
  34. Alfadhli E, Koh A, Albaker W, Bhargava R, Ackerman T, McDonald C, et al. High prevalence of ovarian cysts in premenopausal women receiving sirolimus and tacrolimus after clinical islet transplantation. Transpl Int. 2009;22:622-5 pubmed publisher
    We encountered an unexpectedly high rate of ovarian cysts in premenopausal women receiving sirolimus and tacrolimus following islet transplantation...
  35. Kosumi T, Kubota A, Usui N, Yamauchi K, Yamasaki M, Oyanagi H. Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy using a single umbilical puncture method. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2001;11:63-5 pubmed
    ..The wound was inconspicuous, and the result was cosmetically excellent. The case demonstrated the feasibility of the minimally invasive technique using a single umbilical puncture for ovarian cystectomy in an infant...
  36. Browne L, Boswell H, Crotty E, O hara S, Birkemeier K, Guillerman R. Van Wyk and Grumbach syndrome revisited: imaging and clinical findings in pre- and postpubertal girls. Pediatr Radiol. 2008;38:538-42 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings undergo complete regression with thyroid hormone replacement therapy. This diagnosis can be made on the basis of imaging findings and thyroid function analysis, avoiding surgery...
  37. Arena F, Romeo C, Castagnetti M, Scalfari G, Cimador M, Impellizzeri P, et al. Is the stripping technique a tissue-sparing procedure in large simple ovarian cysts in children?. J Pediatr Surg. 2008;43:1353-7 pubmed publisher
    Stripping of the cystic wall is performed by gynecologists to treat large ovarian cysts. Information in the pediatric population is poor...
  38. Chang H, Han S, Lee J, Jee B, Lee B, Suh C, et al. Impact of laparoscopic cystectomy on ovarian reserve: serial changes of serum anti-Müllerian hormone levels. Fertil Steril. 2010;94:343-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the ovarian reserve changes after laparoscopic cystectomy, we prospectively evaluated pre- and postoperative serum anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) level, and ovarian volumes...
  39. Jermy K, Luise C, Bourne T. The characterization of common ovarian cysts in premenopausal women. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2001;17:140-4 pubmed
    ..the predictive value of transvaginal ultrasound in the assessment of benign adnexal pathology in premenopausal women, based on the recognition of characteristic morphologic patterns particular to endometriotic and dermoid ovarian cysts.
  40. Vogtländer M, Rijntjes Jacobs E, van den Hoonaard T, Versteegh F. Neonatal ovarian cysts. Acta Paediatr. 2003;92:498-501 pubmed
    Foetal and neonatal ovarian cysts have previously been considered uncommon. With the development of sonography, however, the detection of cysts has increased...
  41. Kim K, Ki K, Kang H, Kim I. Risk factors and the economic impact of ovarian cysts on reproductive performance of dairy cows in Korea. J Reprod Dev. 2005;51:491-8 pubmed
    The objectives of this study were to determine the risk factors for development of postpartum ovarian cysts by evaluating several reproductive factors in individual cows, and to determine the economic impact of ovarian cysts on ..
  42. Bryant A, Laufer M. Fetal ovarian cysts: incidence, diagnosis and management. J Reprod Med. 2004;49:329-37 pubmed
    Greater numbers of fetal ovarian cysts are being diagnosed due to improved antenatal imaging. These numbers correspond to data from autopsy studies showing approximately 30% of neonates to have ovarian cysts...
  43. Savelli L, Ghi T, de Iaco P, Ceccaroni M, Venturoli S, Cacciatore B. Paraovarian/paratubal cysts: comparison of transvaginal sonographic and pathological findings to establish diagnostic criteria. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2006;28:330-4 pubmed
    ..To describe the sonographic features of paraovarian cysts and to compare these features with pathological findings in order to define the best treatment options (surgical vs. conservative)...
  44. Okamoto S, Okamoto A, Nikaido T, Saito M, Takao M, Yanaihara N, et al. Mesenchymal to epithelial transition in the human ovarian surface epithelium focusing on inclusion cysts. Oncol Rep. 2009;21:1209-14 pubmed
    ..In contrast, inclusion cysts gained epithelial characteristics, but lost mesenchymal characteristics. These findings support that MET occurs during the inclusion cyst formation from OSE...
  45. Ferro F, Iacobelli B, Zaccara A, Spagnoli A, Trucchi A, Bagolan P. Exteriorization-aspiration minilaparotomy for treatment of neonatal ovarian cysts. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2002;15:205-7 pubmed
    ..indicates that laparoscopic techniques are considered the most appropriate approach for management of neonatal ovarian cysts (NOC)...
  46. Bottomley C, Bourne T. Diagnosis and management of ovarian cyst accidents. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2009;23:711-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Recurrent cyst rupture or haemorrhage should be prevented by suppression of ovulation, usually with the combined oral contraceptive. Fixation of the ovary by a variety of techniques should be considered to prevent recurrent torsion...
  47. Stenman M, Paju A, Hanemaaijer R, Tervahartiala T, Leminen A, Stenman U, et al. Collagenases (MMP-1, -8 and -13) and trypsinogen-2 in fluid from benign and malignant ovarian cysts. Tumour Biol. 2003;24:9-12 pubmed
    ..the levels of MMP-1, -8 and -13 in relation to the level of trypsinogen-2 in fluid from benign and malignant ovarian cysts. Elevated MMP-8 levels occur in many ovarian cyst fluids, and high MMP-8 levels are associated with malignancy...
  48. Holt V, Cushing Haugen K, Daling J. Oral contraceptives, tubal sterilization, and functional ovarian cyst risk. Obstet Gynecol. 2003;102:252-8 pubmed
    ..To determine whether current contraceptive method affects functional ovarian cyst risk, with emphasis on oral contraceptives (OCs) and tubal sterilization...
  49. de Sousa G, Wunsch R, Andler W. Precocious pseudopuberty due to autonomous ovarian cysts: a report of ten cases and long-term follow-up. Hormones (Athens). 2008;7:170-4 pubmed
    ..2 to 6.3 years with precocious pseudopuberty due to autonomous ovarian cysts. We found elevated oestrogen levels in five patients and failure of gonadotropin response to GnRH stimulation ..
  50. Peter A. An update on cystic ovarian degeneration in cattle. Reprod Domest Anim. 2004;39:1-7 pubmed
    ..This review will also discuss the existing method of treatments for cysts and methods proposed for treatment of cysts that tend to be refractory in nature...
  51. Kwak D, Sohn Y, Kim S, Kim I, Park Y, Kim Y. Clinical experiences of fetal ovarian cyst: diagnosis and consequence. J Korean Med Sci. 2006;21:690-4 pubmed
    b>Ovarian cysts are the most frequent, prenatally diagnosed intra-abdominal cysts. Fetal ovarian cyst often presents complication such as torsion and seems to be an indication for surgical intervention...
  52. Tavares Murta B, Cunha F, Miranda R, Adad S, Murta E. Differential tumor microenvironment in human ovarian cystic tumors. Tumori. 2004;90:491-7 pubmed
  53. Loo T, Lin M, Chen S, Chung M, Tang H, Lin L, et al. Endometrioma undergoing laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy: its influence on the outcome of in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET). J Assist Reprod Genet. 2005;22:329-33 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the effect of laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy for endometrioma on the clinical outcome of IVF treatment...
  54. Burdette J, Oliver R, Ulyanov V, Kilen S, Mayo K, Woodruff T. Ovarian epithelial inclusion cysts in chronically superovulated CD1 and Smad2 dominant-negative mice. Endocrinology. 2007;148:3595-604 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that chronic superovulation in Smad2DN mice results in a higher incidence of cyst formation compared with unstimulated controls, but the epithelial lined cysts did not progress to cancer over the course of this study...
  55. Bassam T, Ajlouni K. A case of ovarian enlargement in severe primary hypothyroidism and review of the literature. Ann Saudi Med. 2006;26:66-8 pubmed
  56. Muzii L, Bianchi A, Croce C, Manci N, Panici P. Laparoscopic excision of ovarian cysts: is the stripping technique a tissue-sparing procedure?. Fertil Steril. 2002;77:609-14 pubmed
    ..To determine whether the stripping technique by laparoscopy is a tissue-sparing procedure...
  57. Heling K, Chaoui R, Kirchmair F, Stadie S, Bollmann R. Fetal ovarian cysts: prenatal diagnosis, management and postnatal outcome. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2002;20:47-50 pubmed
    In female fetuses ovarian cysts represent the most important differential diagnosis for intra-abdominal masses...
  58. Lopez Gatius F, Santolaria P, Yaniz J, Fenech M, Lopez Bejar M. Risk factors for postpartum ovarian cysts and their spontaneous recovery or persistence in lactating dairy cows. Theriogenology. 2002;58:1623-32 pubmed
    ..However, it is difficult to decide at what point it would be more cost effective to treat ovarian cysts than to wait for spontaneous recovery...
  59. de Vries A, Crane M, Bartolome J, Melendez P, Risco C, Archbald L. Economic comparison of timed artificial insemination and exogenous progesterone as treatments for ovarian cysts. J Dairy Sci. 2006;89:3028-37 pubmed
    ..At 70% probability of estrus detection, the benefits were 7.81 dollars and 8.34 dollars, respectively. Overall benefit of treatment by timed AI was 11.39 dollars greater than by progesterone insert...
  60. Crane M, Bartolome J, Melendez P, de Vries A, Risco C, Archbald L. Comparison of synchronization of ovulation with timed insemination and exogenous progesterone as therapeutic strategies for ovarian cysts in lactating dairy cows. Theriogenology. 2006;65:1563-74 pubmed
    ..A total of 401 lactating dairy cows with ovarian cysts were alternatively allocated to two treatment groups on the day of diagnosis...
  61. Kuroiwa M, Hatakeyama S, Suzuki N, Murai H, Toki F, Tsuchida Y. Neonatal ovarian cysts: management with reference to magnetic resonance imaging. Asian J Surg. 2004;27:43-8 pubmed
    Ultrasound (US) has been used as a tool to determine the indication for surgery for neonatal ovarian cysts. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contributes to optimal management.
  62. ten Kate Booij M, Cobbaert C, Koper J, de Jong F. Deficiency of 17,20-lyase causing giant ovarian cysts in a girl and a female phenotype in her 46,XY sister: case report. Hum Reprod. 2004;19:456-9 pubmed
    A 13-year-old girl was referred because of progressive abdominal pain caused by ovarian torsion and giant ovarian cysts. Secondary sexual characteristics were absent...
  63. Sagiv R, Golan A, Glezerman M. Laparoscopic management of extremely large ovarian cysts. Obstet Gynecol. 2005;105:1319-22 pubmed
    To assess the feasibility and outcome of laparoscopic surgery for the management of extremely large ovarian cysts.
  64. Cure P, Pileggi A, Froud T, Norris P, Baidal D, Cornejo A, et al. Alterations of the female reproductive system in recipients of islet grafts. Transplantation. 2004;78:1576-81 pubmed
  65. Galinier P, Carfagna L, Juricic M, Lemasson F, Moscovici J, Guitard J, et al. Fetal ovarian cysts management and ovarian prognosis: a report of 82 cases. J Pediatr Surg. 2008;43:2004-9 pubmed publisher
    Fetal ovarian cysts are frequently complicated by intracystic hemorrhage without associated clinical signs, which is often secondary to ovarian torsion leading to loss of the ovary...
  66. Koh S, Tham K, Razvi K, Oei P, Lim F, Roy A, et al. Hemostatic and fibrinolytic status in patients with ovarian cancer and benign ovarian cysts: could D-dimer and antithrombin III levels be included as prognostic markers for survival outcome?. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2001;7:141-8 pubmed
    We determined the hemostatic and fibrinolytic status in 60 patients with ovarian cancer and benign ovarian cysts. Hypercoagulation, increased platelets, and enhanced fibrinolysis were seen in patients with preoperative ovarian cancer ..
  67. Chiaramonte C, Piscopo A, Cataliotti F. Ovarian cysts in newborns. Pediatr Surg Int. 2001;17:171-4 pubmed
    Before the introduction of ultrasonography (US), ovarian cysts in newborns were thought to be rare. With the extended use of real-time US, prenatal detection has increased...
  68. Colby C, Brindle M, Moss R. Minimally invasive laparotomy for treatment of neonatal ovarian cysts. J Pediatr Surg. 2001;36:868-9 pubmed
    The optimal management of neonatal simple ovarian cysts greater than 4 cm is not known. The authors describe a safe, simple, definitive surgical technique.
  69. Yamashita Y, Kawamura T, Fujikawa R, Mochizuki H, Okubo M, Arita K. Regression of both pituitary and ovarian cysts after administration of thyroid hormone in a case of primary hypothyroidism. Intern Med. 2001;40:751-5 pubmed
    ..5%. After treatment with thyroid hormone, regression of the enlarged pituitary and the ovarian cysts was observed...
  70. Panico A, Lupoli G, Fonderico F, Colarusso S, Marciello F, Poggiano M, et al. Multiple ovarian cysts in a young girl with severe hypothyroidism. Thyroid. 2007;17:1289-93 pubmed
    Case study of a young female patient with severe hypothyroidism due to autoimmune thyroiditis and multiple ovarian cysts is reported. A 14-year 7-month-old girl presented with pelvic and abdominal pain and severe asthenia...
  71. Long G. Apparent mesonephric duct (rete anlage) origin for cysts and proliferative epithelial lesions in the mouse ovary. Toxicol Pathol. 2002;30:592-8 pubmed
    ..These mesonephric duct remnants appear to be a common source of ovarian and parovarian cyts cysts and epithelial neoplasms of the ovary in mice...
  72. Dobremez E, Moro A, Bondonny J, Vergnes P. Laparoscopic treatment of ovarian cyst in the newborn. Surg Endosc. 2003;17:328-32 pubmed
    ..Nine cases of persistent or complicated cyst were analyzed in an attempt to answer two questions: whether laparoscopic treatment of ovarian cyst in the newborn is justified and whether a pneumoperitoneum can be used in such infants...
  73. Christensen J, Boldsen J, Westergaard J. Functional ovarian cysts in premenopausal and gynecologically healthy women. Contraception. 2002;66:153-7 pubmed
    The present study describes 29 women coincidentally found to have ovarian cysts while participating in a cross-sectional study. The prevalence of functional ovarian cysts is determined...
  74. Mittermayer C, Blaicher W, Grassauer D, Horcher E, Deutinger J, Bernaschek G, et al. Fetal ovarian cysts: development and neonatal outcome. Ultraschall Med. 2003;24:21-6 pubmed
    The aim of the study was to evaluate the outcome of fetal ovarian cysts in relation to their size and ultrasonic appearance.
  75. Marana R, Muzii L, Ferrari S, Catalano G, Zannoni G, Marana E. Management of adnexal cystic masses with unexpected intracystic vegetations detected during laparoscopy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2005;12:502-7 pubmed
    ..To evaluate a prospective series of consecutive patients with unexpected intracystic vegetations detected during operative laparoscopy for adnexal masses...
  76. Baykal C, Demirtas E, Al A, Yuce K, Tulunay G, Kose M, et al. Comparison of HGF (hepatocyte growth factor) levels of epithelial ovarian cancer cyst fluids with benign ovarian cysts. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2003;13:771-5 pubmed
    ..This study compares HGF levels in cyst fluids of epithelial ovarian cancer and benign ovarian cysts to look for the role of HGF in ovarian carcinogenesis...
  77. Hasiakos D, Papakonstantinou K, Bacanu A, Argeitis J, Botsis D, Vitoratos N. Clinical experience of five fetal ovarian cysts: diagnosis and follow-up. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2008;277:575-8 pubmed
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