Corpus Luteal Cyst


Corpus Luteal Cyst, Luteal Cyst, Cyst of Corpus luteum

  • Background
  1. Often seen in pregnancy
  2. Corpus luteum develops from follicular cyst
  3. Corpus luteum considered cyst when >2.5 cm
  • Symptoms
  1. Asymptomatic in many cases
  2. Acute Pelvic Pain occurs in Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst
  1. Size: 3 to 11 cm
  2. Variable appearance on Ultrasound
    1. Commonly thin-walled unilocular cyst
    2. Color doppler shows circumferential vascularity