A Corpus luteum cyst is a type of ovarian cyst which may rupture about the time of menstruation, and take up to three months to disappear entirely. A corpus luteum cyst rarely occurs at age 50+, because eggs are no longer being produced in menopausal women. ==Pathophysiology== This type of functional cyst occurs after an egg has been released from
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An ovarian cyst that occurs when fluid accumulates inside of the follicle of a mature egg. Normally, the cyst will go away on its own without treatment. However, sometimes the cyst can grow and bleed, which causes abdominal pain and/or pelvic pain. If the cyst fills with blood, it can burst which will cause internal bleeding and sharp pain. ...
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If the corpus luteum fails to regress at the expected time (around 10 weeks into pregnancy), it turns into a cyst. It rarely presents a problem, but a practitioner will monitor its size as a precaution.
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