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Complete Laparoscopic Extirpation of a Giant Ovarian Cyst in an Adolescent.


ABSTRACT: The giant ovarian serous cystadenoma is a rare finding and often benign. The use of the laparoscopic approach versus open approach for the management of huge ovarian cysts is controversial. We report a case of a 27-year-old woman with a history of increasing abdominal girth over a period of two years along with radiological investigations revealed a large tumor arising from the right ovary treated by complete laparoscopic extirpation of a giant ovarian cyst. The complete laparoscopic approach for huge cyst is a feasible treatment when having a normal tumor marker profile and benign imaging appearance. In addition to the advantages of laparoscopic surgery, it is less invasive, with perfect cosmetic outcome and shorter hospital stay, which are particularly important for young women.

SUBMITTER: Baradwan S 

PROVIDER: S-EPMC5559909 | BioStudies | 2017-01-01

SECONDARY ACCESSION(S): 10.1155/2017/7632989

REPOSITORIES: biostudies

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