Ovarian cyst in a newborn: a case report


Submitted: 18 November 2014
Accepted: 18 November 2014
Published: 30 June 2012
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  • V.A. Caiulo U.O. Neonatologia, Ospedale Perrino, Brindisi, Italy.
  • S. Caiulo Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università Vita-Salute San raffaele, Milano, Italy.
  • C. Gargasole Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Polo San Paolo Humanitas, Università degli Studi, Milano, Italy.
  • G. Latini U.O. Neonatologia, Ospedale Perrino, Brindisi, Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica del CNR, Divisione di Lecce, Lecce, Italy.
The presence of ovarian cysts in the newborn is often a sign of an abnormal exacerbation of the physiologic process. In our case a large cyst caused symptoms related to gastroesophageal reflux: vomiting, poor weight gain, and respiratory disorders. Ultrasound examination enabled a correct diagnosis.

Caiulo, V., Caiulo, S., Gargasole, C., & Latini, G. (2012). Ovarian cyst in a newborn: a case report. La Pediatria Medica E Chirurgica, 34(3). https://doi.org/10.4081/pmc.2012.80

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