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Gartner's cyst

Alternative eponyms

  • Gartner's tumour

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A term comprising various ovarial tumours that are assumed to have developed in persistent vestiges of mesonephros.

Description

A term comprising various ovarial tumours that are assumed to have developed in persistent vestiges of mesonephros. Commonly denotes a usually benign cyst in the antero-lateral wall of the vaginal remnant of Gartner’s duct which feels like a round hard bump.

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