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.
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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