These are growths that are usually found in the ovaries. They get attached to the inner lining or wall of uterus and go right into the uterine cavity. An overgrowth of cells in this wall or lining can lead to the development of ovarian polyps. These can vary in size and may be present in varying numbers as well.
HOW IS OVARIAN POLYPS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by a gynaecologist who would do a routine examination followed with ultrasound to check the size of these polyps.
HOW IS OVARIAN POLYPS TREATED?
Large polyps or those with troubling growth rates may need to be surgically removed.After removal, a biopsy will be done to determine if the growth has become malignant or cancerous.
DID YOU KNOW?
In most cases, these polyps are benign but usually doctors do a precautionary biopsy if they suspect any kind of malignant growth or associated risks of cancer.