Pre Menopausal Asymptomatic Complex Ovarian Cysts

Transabdominal and transvaginal scans are recommended.




Symptomatic cysts of any size may need referral to the General Gynae Clinic. In cases of endometrioma GP to enquire about symptoms and fertility.


Always refer to previous imaging if available CT/MRI/US.

The report should make explicit who is to arrange follow up.



ROCG Management of Suspected Ovarian Masses in Premenopausal Women. Green top Guideline No.62.

Levine D et al. Management of Asymptomatic Ovarian and other Adnexal Cysts Imaged at US: Society of Radiologist in Ultrasound Consensus Conference Statement. Radiology 2010;256:943-954


Author: Dr S Burns

Contributors: Lisa Verity Consultant Gynaecologist RCHT

Date: March 2021                   Review Date: March 2022