Ovarian remnant syndrome

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Ovarian remnant syndrome

Ovarian remnant syndrome is a disorder that occurs after surgery to remove both ovaries, and is caused by the ovarian tissue that is left behind. Symptoms include mass and regular pelvic pain or blockages of the urinary tract. Ovarian remnant syndrome is more likely to occur in women who have or have had endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, tumor, prior abdominal surgeries, or increased blood vessels in the pelvis prior to the surgery.

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The terms "Ovarian remnant syndrome" returned 5 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ovarian remnant syndrome.
 

Author(s): G M Bryce

Journal: J R Soc Med. 1995 Jan;88(1):60.

 

Last Updated: 12 Apr 1995

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The ovarian remnant syndrome.
 

Author(s): J Siddall-Allum

Journal: J R Soc Med. 1994 Jul;87(7):375-6.

 

Last Updated: 1 Sep 1994

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The ovarian remnant syndrome presenting with acute urinary retention.
 

Author(s): G M Bryce, P Malone

Journal: Postgrad Med J. 1989 Oct;65(768):797-8.

 

The case of a woman presenting with acute urinary retention, which, on investigation, proved to be due to the ovarian remnant syndrome, is reported. This syndrome is rare, with only 36 previously published cases. To our knowledge none has so far presented in this manner.

Last Updated: 13 Mar 1990

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