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Polycystic ovary

Location of the ovaries with closeup of a normal ovary and a polycystic ovary

In polycystic ovary syndrome, cysts form on the ovaries. A cyst is a sac-shaped structure in the body. Cysts usually are filled with fluid.

Current as of: March 31, 2020

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Patrice Burgess MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
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Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology