Choice of skin incision for a massive ovarian cyst


We present a case of a very large ovarian cyst extending up to the patient’s xiphisternum, which was managed through a Pfannensteil incision. The cyst was excised without any spill of fluid, using a5 mmlaparoscopic port under suction, through a Pfannensteil incision. By this method, the operating time and the post-operative in-patient stay were reduced. Also, as our patient had a very high BMI, the associated morbidity was significantly reduced.

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Annamraju, H. , Rehman, R. and Opara, E. (2013) Choice of skin incision for a massive ovarian cyst. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3, 10-11. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2013.37A1003.

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