Both ovaries show multiple small follicles

In polycystic ovary syndrome, one or both ovaries can contain multiple small, immature ovarian follicles that can appear as cysts on medical imaging. Normally, ovarian follicles contain egg cells, which are released during ovulation.

What is multiple follicles in both ovaries?

Multiple follicles in both ovaries. The condition is called polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and there are treatments. The ladies on the PCOS forum may be more enlightening on how they have managed with this and how they were treated.

Are ovaries bulky with echogenic stroma?

My daughter (16+)’s USG report says that both ovaries are bulky with echogenic stroma. Multiple small cysts are seen along periphery. small (23.1 x 20.0 mm) complex cyst is seen in left overy. Small collection is seen in POD. Can you please advice on What can be the treatment and how long treatment is required.

What is a small immature ovarian follicle?

In polycystic ovary syndrome, one or both ovaries can contain multiple small, immature ovarian follicles that can appear as cysts on medical imaging. Normally, ovarian follicles contain egg cells, which are released during ovulation.

What is the normal size of the ovary?

Both ovaries appear to be normal sized (right ovarian volume: 10.5cc; left ovarian volume: 10.3cc). Multiple small follicles are seen at the periphery of both ovaries (10 in each ovary). Stromal echogenicity is increased bilaterally.

What is multiple follicles?

Multiple follicles is a normal pattern however poly cystic means a diseased state which could mean poly cystic ovaries. This needs revaluation at 3 rd day of period to rule out PCOD .

What is a small immature ovarian follicle?

In polycystic ovary syndrome, one or both ovaries can contain multiple small, immature ovarian follicles that can appear as cysts on medical imaging. Normally, ovarian follicles contain egg cells, which are released during ovulation.

What are the follicles in the ovaries?

Follicles are small sacs of fluid found on the outside layer of the ovaries, which contain immature eggs (oocytes). When the time comes, and the follicle has grown to the right size, it ruptures and releases a matured egg ready to be fertilised. A common misconception is that each follicle releases multiple eggs.

Are ovary follicles bilateral or peripheral?

Usually they are bilateral, multiple, of varying sizes and are of no consequence. When the follicles are arranged peripherally (around the outside border of the ovary) this may reflect the presence of polycystic ovaries (which may require additional bloodwork/hormonal evaluation). Answered on Aug 16, 2018 1 doctor agrees