Who is affected by functional ovarian cysts

Ovarian cysts are the most common cause of small ovarian growths in women of childbearing age.1 They are commonly seen in women who:


  1. Katz VL (2007). Benign gynecologic lesions. In VL Katz et al., eds., Comprehensive Gynecology, 5th ed., pp. 452–557. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier.

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