Giant Ovaric Cyst – a Rare Finding

  • João M. Carvas Interno de Formação Específica (IFE) em Cirurgia Geral, Serviço de Cirurgia Geral, ULSNE. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0929-2180
  • Alexandra Carrazedo Interno de Formação Específica (IFE) em Cirurgia Geral, Serviço de Cirurgia Geral, ULSNE.
  • Diego Perez Assistente Hospitalar de Cirurgia Geral, Serviço de Cirurgia Geral, ULSNE.
  • Lília Meireles Assistente Hospitalar de Patologia, Serviço Anatomo-Patologia, ULSNE
  • David Tente Diretor de Serviço, Serviço de Cirurgia Geral, ULSNE
  • Hermínia Martins Diretor de Serviço, Serviço de Cirurgia Geral, ULSNE

Abstract




Serous cystadenomas are the main tumours of the ovarian epithelium in postmenopausal women. They can have a slow indolent growth, causing unspecific signs and symptoms, that are frequently not valued by the patients and by health professionals. This leads to a delay in the imaging exams and in the diagnosis. We present a clinical case of an giant abdominal cyst in a postmenopausal woman.




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Published
2019-12-28
How to Cite
CARVAS, João M. et al. Giant Ovaric Cyst – a Rare Finding. Revista Portuguesa de Cirurgia, [S.l.], n. 45, p. 13-16, dec. 2019. ISSN 2183-1165. Available at: <https://revista.spcir.com/index.php/spcir/article/view/647>. Date accessed: 21 may 2024.
Section
Clinical Case