J Korean Soc Menopause.  2012 Apr;18(1):67-69.

Ovarian Rete Cyst in a Post-menopausal Woman: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Korea. heeobgy@schmc.ac.kr

Abstract

The term rete ovarian cyst has been used mostly in animal pathology. Cysts of the ovarian hilus have been reported in experimental animals, but have not received attention in human beings. In the literature review, most women with these cysts were postmenopausal and the cysts were not malignancy. But, there have been some reports of hormonal imbalance associated with these cysts. This article reports the clinicopatholgical findings of a case of ovarian rete cyst in postmenopausal woman with some literature review.

Keyword

Ovarian cysts; Ovary; Postmenopause
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