Ovarian endometrioma

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Chronic pelvic pain

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

The MRI sequences demonstrate a well-defined lobulated right ovarian mass (5 x 4 x 3 cm) of high signal on T1WI/T1 fat sat, low signal on T2WI with "shading sign". No peripheral enhancement seen on post-contrast sequences. 

The normal appearance of left ovary and uterus.

Mild effusion is seen in Douglas pouch.

Case Discussion

MRI features of a right ovarian endometrioma.

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