II. Radiology: Ultrasound Findings

  1. Anechoic, thin walled cyst
  2. Protocol: Based on cyst size and Menses status
    1. Postmenopausal cysts
      1. Excision recommended if size >5 cm
      2. Cyst can be monitored if <5 cm
        1. Schedule repeat Ultrasound
        2. Follow CA 125 levels
        3. Nardo (2003) Obstet Gynecol 102:589-93 [PubMed]
    2. Premenopausal cysts
      1. Simple cyst size <25 mm
        1. Normal follicle
      2. Simple cyst size >25 mm
        1. Follicular Cyst
        2. Corpus Luteal Cyst

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