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Ovarian remnant syndrome


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Overview


Ovarian remnant syndrome occurs when ovarian tissue is left behind following surgery to remove both ovaries (bilateral oophorectomy). Common signs and symptoms include a mass and cyclic pelvic pain.[1][2][3]
Last updated: 12/12/2012

References

  1. Valea FA, Mann WJ. Oophorectomy and ovarian cystectomy. In: Basow, DS. UpToDate. Waltham, MA: UpToDate; 2012;
  2. Benign Gynecologic Lesions: Ovarian Remnant Syndrome. In: Lentz. Comprehensive Gynecology, 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby; 2012;
  3. Pathophysiology of Urinary Tract Obstruction: Ovarian Remnants. In: Wein. Campbell-Walsh Urology, 10th. ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2011;
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