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Fiber like strands?

Hi There,

Im posting not for myself but for my fiancee.  This Past summer she had a large (grapefruit sized) ovarian dermoid cyst removed, a surgery which went very well. As part of her follow up care she had an ultrasound done this past week; the operated side was normal, however the other side has developed a 2.5x3x4.5cm cyst (non-dermoid as we know) with lesions and multiple septations. This cyst was not present last year. Inside the cyst the ultrasound show fiber-like strands, which we have not yet had clear explanation as to what they are.  What could they/this be? We meet with our specialist in 3 weeks to have more thorough examinations done, he's excellent.  I can't seem to find much in the mean time, please help me so I can help her.

Sincerely,

A Curious and Concerned Fiance.  
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445278 tn?1237006407
I may be wrong but ...
When I was diagnosed with my cyst they described it as a septated cyst. They also called the septated cyst a "cyst with fiber-like strands" aka a septated cyst. They described it to me as looking like a ball of bubble wrap. Alot of little septated/fiber like strands seperating the little chambers of material ( which can contain liquid or more solid matter).
Hope that helps some!
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356929 tn?1246393356
Hey there,
   I saw a post the other day from you and meant to answer. Good to see you on here again.. but now I'll have to go look for your post to see how you are ! Hope you'll stick around..

Sandy
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