II. Background

  1. Often seen in pregnancy
  2. Corpus luteum develops from follicular cyst
  3. Corpus luteum considered cyst when >2.5 cm

III. Symptoms

  1. Asymptomatic in many cases
  2. Acute Pelvic Pain occurs in Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst

IV. Radiology: Ultrasound

  1. Size: 3 to 11 cm
  2. Variable appearance on Ultrasound
    1. Commonly thin-walled unilocular cyst
    2. Color doppler shows circumferential vascularity

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