Huge Paratubal Cyst: A Case Report and a Literature Review

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Paratubal cysts may mimic ovarian cysts, and most of them are diagnosed postoperatively. They originate from the mesosalpinx between the ovary and the fallopian tube. Only a few are large, and most paratubal cysts are less than 10 cm. We report a huge paratubal cyst in a 30-year-old woman, whose only preoperative complaint was abdominal distention over 4 months. Conservative surgery was performed with cyst removal while preserving the ovaries and tubes. A paratubal cyst should be included in the differential diagnosis of a large pelvic masses, especially in the reproductive age.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Medicine Insights: Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Paratubal cyst
  • abdominal distention
  • pelvic mass


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