Neonatal Ovarian Cyst

  • Etiology: maternal stimulation by estrogen
  • Imaging: large ovarian cyst, prominent endometrial stripe in the uterus
  • Treatment: if > 4 cm intervention required to prevent ovarian torsion

Radiology Cases of Neonatal Ovarian Cyst

MRI of ovarian torsion
T1 coronal (left) and T1 sagittal (right) and T2 axial (below) MRI images show a heterogeneous intraperitoneal mass that appears to have hemorrhagic and calcified components. In the operating room this mass was found to be torsed.