Ovarian endometrioma - hemorrhagic cyst

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Right pelvic pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years

The MRI sequences demonstrate:

  • a well-defined right ovarian cyst (7.5 x 7 x 6.7 cm) of high signal on T1/T1 fat sat, low signal T2 with "shading sign". No peripheral enhancement seen on postcontrast sequences, in keeping with an ovarian endometrioma
  • a small well-defined left ovarian cyst (3.7 x 3.6 x 2.5 cm) of low signal on T1, inhomogeneous high signal on T2 with a sediment of low signal (hemosiderin products) and peripheral enhancement on postcontrast sequences, in keeping with a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst

Case Discussion

MRI features of an ovarian endometrioma with the coexistence of a contralateral hemorrhagic ovarian cyst.

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Case information

rID: 81097
Published: 15th Aug 2020
Last edited: 15th Aug 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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