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  • Dermoid Ovarian Cyst Case Study

    Dermoid ovarian cysts, or mature cystic teratomas, are a nonfunctional type of cyst that forms on the ovary. This type of cyst is the most common type of germ cell tumor (Mo et al. 2013). This disease was of interest to me because I have had an ovarian cyst before, although mine was a different type, I had similar complications that normally follow a dermoid ovarian cyst. Causes of the disease and symptoms Dermoid ovarian cysts develop when totipotent germ cells become over stimulated in women of childbearing or reproductive years, usually women within twenty to forty years of age. Although some cases have shown women as young as fourteen with a dermoid ovarian cyst (Mo et al. 2013). There is no direct cause for dermoid ovarian cysts. Majority…

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  • Pancreatic Cyst Story

    The doctor, with a worried voice, explains to her that she has a pancreatic cyst that continues to grow; he goes on to tell her that those horrific pains she’s been experiencing are from that. The doctor tells her about the decision she has to make about what she’s going to do about the cyst. She doesn’t realize that the one thing she can do is to drain the softball sized cyst into her stomach so it can shrink. With thoughts rolling through her head, she realizes how this might impact her. She…

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  • Ovarian Cyst Essay

    An ovarian cyst is a growth or swelling on or inside the ovary. It may be solid or filled with fluid. If it is solid, it is called a tumor. This can be frightening because it immediately brings cancer to mind, but tumor is just the medical term for any swelling. There are many types of ovarian cysts, namely, functional cysts, dermoid cysts, serous & mucinous cystadenomas, endometriomas, functional tumors, fibromas and brenner tumors. Conversely, the choice of ovarian cyst treatment used to treat…

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  • Bone Cyst Essay

    is an aneurysmal bone cyst? Aneurysmal bone cysts are a type of bone cyst where the bone contains a pocket of blood. These abnormal growths are one of the rarer type of cyst. They can grow anywhere in the body, but they most often affect the pelvis, spine, arms or legs. What causes aneurysmal bone cyst? As of right now we are not sure what the exact cause of this cyst. These lesions may sometimes occur because of an abnormality in the blood vessels inside of the bones , which develop as a…

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  • Ovarian Cysts Research Paper

    Ovarian Cysts-Kennedy Berry-5th Hour Think about having harmful bacteria balls sitting on your ovaries and then it exploding…OUCH! Ruptured cysts are very painful and harmful. They can cause many problems. You may think how you live with them if they are harmful? Well, they can be treated and removed. Ovarian cysts are harmful, painful, and cause many problems to female bodies, luckily they can be treated and detected. Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that form in our on your ovaries that…

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  • Ultrasound Vs Digital Images

    A cyst is usually a sac in the body that is full of fluids, depending on the type of cyst that it is. Before ultrasound pictures, doctors did not know a lot of information about cyst; the doctor did not know the cyst location or the size of it because they did not know what it looked like. Now, sonographers can learn about this information and if there even is a cyst. The use of ultrasound picture can tell the sonographer if the person has a cyst on their ovaries, breast, and several other parts…

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  • Examples Of Personal Health Narrative Essay

    have triggered the pain. The doctors said that we weren’t going to find anything in there but we will still check. Before they could proceed with anything my mom had to sign a consent waiver stating that they have a right to perform the ultrasound. I remember the nurse putting cold jelly on my stomach asking, “You aren’t sexually active correct? Or any chance you’d be pregnant?” I stared at the lady and go, I haven’t even ever made out with a boy!” She started laughing at the comment I made. As…

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  • Marilyn Monroe Influence On Berlin

    think it is unimportant. It is the exact opposite. Now there are certain disorders and syndromes that can only be fixed with birth control. Even people in ancient times understood this, ex. The Egyptians started to experiment with this concept because women died of illnesses back then relating to this. If you have anemia and are not medicated you could be endangering your life every month. Also there is a sickness called ovarian cyst disorder/syndrome. It is when cysts form all over the lower…

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  • Case Study: Informed Consent Process

    A right cystectomy was the first course of action as the ultrasound and CT scan had confirmed that were was a dermoid cyst on the right ovary. However; I also advised Ms Smith that in cases such as hers, scans are not always conclusive and the surgeon must proceed on the basis of their intra-operative findings. The CT scan revealed a bulky left ovary, and there was a possibility that it could have been affected by a cyst as well. I also advised Ms Smith that in some cases a cyst may be so severe…

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  • Ganglion Cyst Research Paper

    A ganglion cyst, also known as Bible cyst is a noncancerous growth, (tumor or swelling) that forms in the body. Usually developed in the hand and wrist, or ankle and foot, especially on the top of a joint or the covering of a tendon (tissue that connects muscle to bone). It is solid but filled with liquid, jelly like substance. This substance is thick, sticky, clear, and colorless. Depending on the size, cysts may feel firm or spongy. Causes: There are no known causes for the ganglion cyst…

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