After a cyst could not be drained by a surgeon and radiologist, it was diagnosed as a ruptured cyst and a core needle biopsy was performed and reported as benign. My question is this: how long would the cyst remain after it had ruptured?
It’s good to know that your biopsy turned out to be benign.
Since the capsule of the cyst was not removed, recurrence can occur. The fluid inside the cyst that was removed during the aspiration procedure can re-accumulate. Hence there will be an appearance of a lump in the same site.
Thanks for the clarification.
If the capsule was not removed, then there is still a possibility of the cyst returning. You may continue to observe for any recurrence and report to your doctor any changes you notice.
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