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Chocolate Cyst of Ovary

Chocolate Cyst of Ovary

Chocolate Cyst of Ovary

What is the Chocolate Cyst of Ovary?
Chocolate cyst of ovary is caused by endometriosis. It is formed when a tiny patch of endometrial tissue bleeds, sloughs off, becomes transplanted, and grows and enlarges inside the ovaries. As the blood builds up over months and years, it turns brown.

What is the gold standard diagnostic technique for Endometrial cyst of ovary?
The gold standard diagnostic technique of an ovarian endometrioma is laparoscopy.

What are the symptoms of Chocolate cyst?
Women with endometriomas have many of the same symptoms as those with endometriosis, including abdominal pain, dyspareunia and/or subfertility.