Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Ovarian Cysts?

Michael E. Rivlin, MD


October 12, 2015

Cyst rupture is characterized by sudden, unilateral, sharp pelvic pain. This can be associated with trauma, exercise, or coitus. In addition, cyst rupture can lead to peritoneal signs, abdominal distention, and bleeding that is usually self-limited.

For more on the presentation of ovarian cyst rupture, read here.


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