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ICD-10 code: D27

Chapter: Neoplasms

Understanding Benign Neoplasm of Ovary

Benign neoplasm of the ovary, also known as ovarian cystadenomas, is a common type of ovarian tumor that can affect women of all ages. These growths are usually non-cancerous and do not spread to other parts of the body. However, they can cause discomfort and may require medical attention.

  1. Symptoms
  2. Most women with benign neoplasms of the ovary do not experience any symptoms. However, some may experience:

    • Abdominal pain or discomfort
    • Pressure or bloating in the abdomen
    • Changes in bowel habits
    • Difficulty urinating or frequent urination

    If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to consult your doctor.

  3. Diagnosis
  4. Benign neoplasms of the ovary are often discovered during routine pelvic exams or imaging tests such as ultrasounds or CT scans. Your doctor may also perform a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis.

  5. Treatment
  6. In most cases, benign neoplasms of the ovary do not require treatment and will go away on their own. However, if the tumor is causing discomfort or if it is very large, your doctor may recommend surgery to remove it.

  7. Prevention
  8. There is no known way to prevent benign neoplasms of the ovary. However, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and getting regular check-ups can help detect any potential issues early on.

  9. Conclusion
  10. Benign neoplasms of the ovary are common growths that usually do not cause any symptoms. However, if you experience any discomfort or notice any changes in your body, it is important to consult your doctor. Early detection and treatment can help prevent any potential complications.