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VOLUME 15 , ISSUE 1 ( January-April, 2022 ) > List of Articles


A Laparoscopic Approach of a Very Large Ovarian Cyst in Young Female

Mukesh Carpenter

Keywords : Benign ovarian cyst, Laparoscopy, Minimal access surgery, Ovary

Citation Information : Carpenter M. A Laparoscopic Approach of a Very Large Ovarian Cyst in Young Female. World J Lap Surg 2022; 15 (1):58-64.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10033-1496

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Large ovarian cysts are ovary tumors with diameters more than 10 cm. Nowadays days these cases are rarely seen because they are diagnosed and managed early due to the ease of access to good imaging modalities. Benign serous cystadenoma is the most common type of epithelial neoplasm with benign serous cystadenoma ¾ and mucinous cystadenoma ¼. During the surgical management of large ovarian cysts in young girls, the main goal to keep in mind is the preservation of the reproductive and hormonal function of the ovaries. In this paper, the author represents a case report of a young female diagnosed with a very large ovarian cyst with a diameter of approximately 30 cm managed using laparoscopic surgery.

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