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Daughter cyst in an ovarian cyst
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Presentation A 35-year-old woman presents with dull pain in her lower abdomen. An ultrasound of the pelvis was performed.
 
 
 
Caption: Transverse image of the right ovary
Description: A thin walled cyst [as marked by the cursors] is seen in the right ovary. A small thin-walled daughter cyst is seen within the larger cyst.
 
 
 
Caption: Sagittal image of the right ovary
Description: The right ovarian cyst with the daughter cyst is noted again. A small peripherally placed follicle is also seen in this image.
 
 
 
Caption: Color Doppler image of the ovarian cyst
Description: No internal vascularity is noted within the ovarian cyst.
 
Differential Diagnosis Daughter cyst in an ovarian cyst: simple cyst, hydatid cyst, malignancy
 
Final Diagnosis Daughter cyst in an ovarian cyst: simple cyst
 
Follow Up A follow up ultrasound done 2 months later showed complete resolution of the cyst.
 
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