She Wanted a Baby


A 40 year old woman presented with plans of having a baby using donor sperm.


Routine fertility investigations revealed a 10cm cyst on her left ovary


A Laparoscopic Cystectomy was performed. The pathology revealed a benign serous cyst-adenoma.


The woman went on to have a successful pregnancy via IVF.

Large cyst of the left ovary. The uterus is seen above

The outer tissue of the ovary is opened to find the cyst below. The cyst is removed and the normal left ovarian tissue remains

The left ovary continues to heal and will return to a normal appearance. The normal right ovary is now seen.