I am a 34 year old female with a partial hysterectomy done two years ago. I had a right ovarian hemmoragic cyst and endeometriosis. My left ovary was in good condition and my Dr. did not remove it, but the right ovary and uterus were removed. I have been having pain in my lower left quadrant for several weeks and usually have diarrhea. I just had an abdominal ct Scan with contrast performed. Basically, the finding was as follows:
4.8 cm left adnexal mass may represent an ovary. Correlation with ultrasound reccomended.
Would an adnexal mass look similar to an ovary? Is this something I should worry about? I am having the ultrasound done later this week.
Current medical status: Pain in lower left quadrant with frequent diarrhea and tiredness.
Current medical treatment: CT abdominal with contrast
According to the data you reported, the adnexal mass that was discovered might be the left ovary. It is the most probable diagnosis, but other conditions can not be ruled out without an ultrasound as recommended. If the adnexal mass is really the ovary, then you have nothing to worry about. The pain you feel might be due to connective tissue that developed after the operation and connects and pulls the organs that are left in the pelvis. Other conditions might turn out to be the cause for the lower left quadrant abdominal pain and would be adequately treated.
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