Background: 22 yr old patient presented with lower right sided abdominal pain.
Investigations: Ultrasound showed a 6 cm right ovarian cyst. Normal blood tests.
Treatment: Keyhole surgery to remove the cyst.
Outcome: patient went home the following day with minimal pain medications. Patient seen at her 6 weeks post operative follow up with no concerns. Test of the cyst showed a benign tumour of the ovary called dermoid cyst.
Picture shows the cyst getting extracted using a special bag. Hair can be seen in the cyst.