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85 Possible Causes for Cul De Sac Mass

  • Pelvic Neoplasm

    Advanced endometriosis can manifest as nonmobile cul-de-sac masses.[merckmanuals.com] Distinguishing uterine from adnexal masses may be difficult. Endometriomas are usually adnexal masses.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Endometriosis

    […] stage of disease does not necessarily correlate with the severity of the symptoms 16 Examination findings non-specific tenderness along the adnexa and uterosacral ligaments, cul-de-sac[radiopaedia.org] - thickening or nodularity rectovaginal or adnexal masses The pathogenesis of endometriosis remains unclear and is subject to much debate; potential mechanisms include:[radiopaedia.org]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Ovary

    , bilateral lesions, and nodules in the cul-de-sac. 28 Women three to five years after menopause who have a palpable ovary on pelvic examination should also be evaluated,[aafp.org] […] the physician should recognize features that elevate concern, such as a significantly enlarged ovary (greater than 10 cm), ovarian irregularity, a nodular or fixed pelvic mass[aafp.org]

  • Pelvic Mass

    Advanced endometriosis can manifest as nonmobile cul-de-sac masses.[msdmanuals.com] In laparatomy we found an IUD in cul-de-sac and pelvic mass was apparently an organized hematoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Distinguishing uterine from adnexal masses may be difficult. Endometriomas are usually adnexal masses.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Anencephaly

    A 30-year-old white woman thought to have a 12-week intrauterine pregnancy developed a large cul-de-sac mass, which proved to be an ectopic, monoamnionic twin pregnancy (males[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ovarian Metastasis

    The incidence of ovarian metastasis in women with clinical stage I endometrial carcinoma is generally reported to be 5%, leading to the practice of removing the ovaries at surgery even in young patients. A retrospective study of 84 patients with clinical stage I endometrial cancer was carried out. Patients were[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pelvic Actinomycosis

    A case of Actinomyces hongkongensis pelvic actinomycosis in an adult woman is described. Conventional phenotypic tests failed to identify the Gram-positive bacillus isolated from a fluid aspirate of a pelvic abscess. The bacterium was identified by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and analysis using the SmartGene Integrated[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peritoneal Metastasis

    Peritoneal carcinomatosis from hepatocellular carcinoma is well regarded as a poorly treatable malignant disease with rapid decline. Over the past decade, new modalities that combine cytoreductive surgery with perioperative hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy have been shown to be aggressive local-regional[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metastatic Ovarian Carcinoma

    Metastatic ovarian carcinoma to the breast is rare. It represents a diagnostic challenge to the cytologist. It usually signifies a progressive widespread metastatic ovarian tumor with a poor prognosis. This report evaluates the breast fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytomorphologic features of six cases of metastatic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hydatidiform Mole

    Ultrasonography of pelvis revealed fluid in cul-de-sac and a sac like mass of 1.8 cm attached to the left ovary.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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