Benign ovarian cysts in reproductive-age women undergoing assisted reproductive technology treatment


The scope of this review is to focus on the management of benign ovarian cyst in the reproductive-age group of women undergoing ART. Ovarian cysts are a common occurrence in this patient population. The differential diagnosis includes functional cysts, dermoid cysts, endometrioma. The appropriate evaluation includes medical history and physical examination, laboratory tests and imaging. The treatment options include conservative follow-up, medical treatment and surgery. This review will explore the differential diagnosis, appropriate work-up and treatment options to the various cyst types encountered.

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Rofe, G. , Auslender, R. and Dirnfeld, M. (2013) Benign ovarian cysts in reproductive-age women undergoing assisted reproductive technology treatment. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3, 17-22. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2013.37A1005.

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