Sonographic appearance of ruptured ovarian cyst in the neonatal period

Thomas A. Gallagher, Jennifer E. Lim-Dunham*, Aruna Vade, Sara Smith, Alia Salhadar, Kathleen A. Ward

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Abstract

Rupture is a rare complication of ovarian cysts diagnosed during the prenatal period. We present a case that focuses on the postnatal sonographic appearance of rupture of an ovarian cyst after vaginal delivery. Histopathologic correlation is provided. The main sonographic features include complicated ascites and a collapsed cystic structure in the abdomen. Ruptured ovarian cyst should be included in the differential diagnosis of unexplained ascites in a newborn girl.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-55
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Ultrasound
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

Keywords

  • Neonatal imaging
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Rupture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Gallagher, T. A., Lim-Dunham, J. E., Vade, A., Smith, S., Salhadar, A., & Ward, K. A. (2008). Sonographic appearance of ruptured ovarian cyst in the neonatal period. Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, 36(1), 53-55. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcu.20362