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  • Dermoid Cyst

    Ovarian dermoid cysts, or mature teratomas, are benign neoplasms that may contain elements of the three germ layers. The most common findings within these cysts include skin, hair, fat, teeth, and bone. In about 10% of cases, dermoid cysts are found in both ovaries. Disclaimer: The information on this

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  • Endometriosis

    Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissues lining the inner walls of the uterus are found elsewhere, typically in the pelvis. It is one of the most common causes of painful menstrual cyles and is responsible for over 50% of women presenting with chronic pelvic pain. Almost 40% of women with infertility

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  • Fibroids

    Fibroids, also known as uterine leiomyomas, are noncancerous smooth muscle tumors of the uterus. They are very common and during the childbearing years, the incidence can range from 30 to 70 percent. Most women who have fibroids do not necessarily have symptoms and are unaware of their presence. In asymptomatic

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  • Ovarian Cyst

    Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs in or on the surface of the ovary. Many women have ovarian cysts and most have little or no discomfort. Most ovarian cysts disappear without treatment within a few months. However, some women present with rupture or torsion of the ovarian cysts that can lead to severe

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  • Ovarian Torsion

    Ovarian torsion occurs when the ovary twists on the tissue it is connected to resulting in a blockage of blood to the ovary. This results in severe pain in the lower abdomen. Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational and information purposes only and is not medical advice.

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  • Pelvic Pain

    Pelvic pain is pain in the lower part of the abdomen and may arise from the reproductive, urinary, digestive or musculoskeletal systems. The pain can be brief (acute) or occur over a long period of time (chronic). Many gynecological conditions can lead to pelvic pain, including endometriosis, fibroids,

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