Cumulus oophorus

Case contributed by Dr Matt A. Morgan

Presentation

Patient presented for irregular prolonged vaginal bleeding for one month.

Patient Data

Age: 20-25Y
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Dominant ovarian follicle with multiple smaller peripheral cystic structures, compatible with cumulus oophorus.

Case Discussion

A cumulus oophorus is a radiological normal variant in the ovaries.They may occasionally be seen during a pelvic ultrasound on a premenopausal woman, and should not be confused with a pathological finding.

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Case information

rID: 52175
Case created: 24th Mar 2017
Last edited: 25th Mar 2017
System: Gynaecology
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