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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2018, Vol. 45 Issue (1): 121-122    DOI: 10.12891/ceog3840.2018
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Large corpus luteum cyst associated with pregnancy: a case report
J.A. dos Santos1, *(), M.C. de Carvalho1, M.D.P. de Rosalmeida1, K.G.C.B. Santos1
1 Federal University of Piauí, Piauí, Brazil
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Abstract  
A gestational corpus luteum cyst is the most common adnexal mass in early pregnancy and rarely exceeds five cm in diameter. Thus, surgery is rarely indicated. The present study reports the case of a 24-year-old pregnant woman who presented with a large adnexal mass that manifested as a large corpus luteum cyst at 32 weeks of pregnancy which required surgical intervention due to significant abdominal discomfort reported by the patient.
Key words:  Corpus luteum cyst      Pregnancy      Surgical treatment     
Published:  10 February 2018     
*Corresponding Author(s):  J.A. DOS SANTOS     E-mail:  drarimateasantosjunior@ufpi.edu.br

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J.A. dos Santos, M.C. de Carvalho, M.D.P. de Rosalmeida, K.G.C.B. Santos. Large corpus luteum cyst associated with pregnancy: a case report. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2018, 45(1): 121-122.

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