Ovaries make cysts for a living: when to do no harm
The figures in the article by William H. Parker, MD, which appeared in the January issue of OBG Management , were inadvertently placed out of order. The figures appear here in their correct orientation. The article has been corrected at www.obgmanagement.com and corrected reprints are available from the publisher.
FIGURE 1 Hallmarks of a benign cyst
Cysts with smooth borders and without septations, excrescences, or solid parts are likely to be benign.
FIGURE 2 Hemorrhagic cyst at detection
Hemorrhagic cysts may have internal echoes, a sign of blood clots within the cyst.
… and 2 weeks later
Two weeks later the cyst is smaller and the clots are in the process of reabsorption.