Ovarian cyst is a pathological formation with contents that is located on the ovary or in its cavity. Usually, the formation of the ovarian cyst and its development proceeds without obvious symptoms, but is found during the examination.
A rupture of the ovarian cyst is the most serious complication, in which liquid cystic formation enters the abdominal cavity. This can provoke the development of peritonitis.
Inflammation in the abdominal cavity threatens the health of a woman, so if suspicion of rupture of the ovarian cysts appears, it is necessary for the gynecologist to appear to confirm or deny the terrible diagnosis, and also for treatment.
Causes of ovarian cyst
The consequences of rupture of the ovarian cyst
When the ovarian cyst ruptures, the woman shows signs of anemia clearly, which is caused by blood loss. The absence of timely treatment of rupture of the ovarian cyst can lead to the death of the patient.
After the operation, there is a risk of formation of adhesions in the small pelvis, and this can provoke female infertility or the development of an ectopic pregnancy.
In some cases, the rupture of the ovarian cyst contributes to the development of the inflammatory process in the abdominal cavity, that is purulent peritonitis. This phenomenon requires surgical intervention.
When a ruptured ovarian cyst in severe cases may require the removal of not only the cyst, but also the ovary, and this entails problems in fertilization or infertility.
How to recognize a ruptured ovarian cyst?
It is not for nothing that women need to visit a gynecologist twice a month, because the symptoms of ovarian cysts may not be manifested, so a preventive check, which allows to diagnose the disease in time, is a prevention of rupture of the ovarian cyst. If during a preventive examination the gynecologist detects cystic formation and recommends that it be removed, do not delay this simple operation in the long box, good, modern medicine is rich in surgical techniques that provide a simple and effective removal of the ovarian cyst.