ovarian cyst n.
A cystic tumor of the ovary, which is usually benign.
A condition more troublesome than this is when ovarian cyst and ascites occur together.
Injection of astringents into the ovarian cyst or peritoneal sac, unjustifiable.
The extirpation of the ovarian cyst in scirrhus, combined with dropsy, or in simple dropsy.
Some physicians teach that any ovarian cyst found complicating pregnancy should be removed surgically.
In addition, the cancerous material has infiltrated the wall of the ovarian cyst.
An ovarian cyst with a twisted pedicle has been found in a fœtus at birth (Otto von Franque).
It is necessary for the surgeon to remember that a cancerous Fallopian tube may lead to complications with an ovarian cyst.
When the stalk is narrow it may be transfixed and secured with silk thread, like the pedicle of an ovarian cyst.
An overfull bladder has been mistaken for an ovarian cyst and been punctured with a trocar before the mistake was discovered.
The ovarian cyst in pregnancy is rarer than the fibroid—5 in 17,832 births, one in 3566 cases, in the Berlin Frauenklinik.