Ultrasound of Ovarian Cysts

Ultrasound images of ovarian cysts

Image courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.

Figure 1 shows small normal-sized cysts. Figure 2 shows large cysts that affect the ovary and may cause pain.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last Revised October 8, 2012

Last Revised: October 8, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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