Peritoneal inclusion cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky


Follow up post left adnexectomy for granulosa cell tumour.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

MRI pelvis

A pelvic cystic lesion is noted enclosing the right ovary. The cyst measures 11 cm, showing clear water-like signal, free diffusion, thin wall and septa, and no solid components. The ovary otherwise shows normal MRI features.

Case Discussion

Peritoneal inclusion cyst is a benign pelvic cystic lesion with clear fluid content that often invaginates surrounding structures. It occurs almost exclusively in premenopausal women with a history of previous abdominal or pelvic surgery, trauma, pelvic inflammatory disease, or endometriosis.

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Case information

rID: 53748
Published: 5th Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
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