Pelvic Mass. Alexander Dufort and Sean Mindra OBGYN boot camp October 17 th , 2014. Objectives. List pelvic tumors of ovarian origin. Classify ovarian pathology as benign vs. malignant. Compare and contrast functional vs. neoplastic ovarian cysts. Case.
Alexander Dufort and Sean Mindra
OBGYN boot camp
October 17th, 2014
-can happen in the broad ligament, upper third of vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes
sealing of the CL after the
egg is released, causing the
CL to enlarge
A) Generally asymptomatic unless bleeding or torsion occur
B) 10% chance of progression to malignancy
C) Grow to sizes larger then 10 cm
Which of the following is a risk factor for developing ovarian cancer?
2) Early menarche
3) Early menopause
Which of the following is TRUE regarding
this type of mass?
A) They are most commonly derived from ectoderm
B) It has a thin wall
C) Marsupialization is a common surgical technique used for treatment
D) They have short vascular pedicles