International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Obstetrics and Gynecology | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023


Huge Ovarian Mucinous Cystadenoma Complicating Term Pregnancy: A Case Report

Dr. A. Abirami [2]


Abstract: Huge ovarian cyst are found in less than 1% of all ovarian cyst in pregnancy and are associated with poor feto - maternal outcome. A 28 years old G2P1L1/post caesarean pregnancy was referred from her PHC/ with complains of intermittent pain abdomen at 29 weeks. Her scan showed huge ovarian cyst of 30?18 cm with multiple thick septations. Woman was conservatively managed till term and elective repeat surgery was planned however she was post caesarean patient. Elective lower segment caesarean section along with left sided salpingo?oophorectomy was done along with delivery of 2.4 kg healthy female baby. Histopathology was suggestive of mucinouscystadenoma of ovary. Although antepartum removal of ovarian cyst has been recommended to ensure good pregnancy outcome, expectant management and timed intervention can be adopted for pregnancy with huge ovarian cysts.


Keywords: mucinouscystadenoma, ovarian cyst, pregnancy


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 73 - 75


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