Functional ovarian cyst

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 27 Feb 2018

A functional ovarian cyst is a term given to a group of non neoplastic type of ovarian cysts. A large proportion of ovarian cysts detected on imaging are functional ovarian cysts. Entities that fall under this group include

Functional cysts are benign with no malignant potential.

Radiographic features


Typically seen as simple cysts. The presence of a "daughter cyst" is considered a very reassuring feature for an uncomplicated ovarian cyst 2,3


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