Left ovary with yellow body

author: doctor Krivega M.S.

Each woman has two ovaries, in which a few thousand (about 300 thousand) ovules are in the inactive state still in the pre-natal period. Since the age of 13, when the first menstruation begins, one or two (which happens less often) eggs mature. A mature egg leaves a small cavity, the follicle where it ripens and enters the uterine cavity in search of a sperm (which, by the way, should not be reached by one, but in several thousands accompanied by fertilization). This process of egg release is called ovulation. Every month, only one ovary is working on the maturation of the egg, but there are menstrual cycles, when ovulation does not occur at all.

Yellow body in right ovary

author: gynecologist Kuznetsov MA

Often women hear from a doctor who made an ultrasound study that there is a yellow body in the ovary. But what does it mean?

Multi-chamber ovarian cyst

author: doctor Gulenko S.V.

Ovarian cysts are quite common in gynecological practice. The danger is that in many cases this pathology is accompanied by general symptoms or is completely asymptomatic, which does not make it possible to diagnose in the early stages.

Gynecology: yellow body

author: doctor Kuznetsov MA

The yellow body, or Graafov vesicle, is an important hormonal component in the formation and development of a new life.

Physically, the yellow body is a dense shape and consists of two layers. The outer layer is a shell epithelial cells, in which fatty inclusions and, most importantly, luteal pigment. From the inside, the yellow body consists of a stromal component, abundantly blood-filled with a vascular bed.

How to remove the ovarian cyst

author: doctor Kuznetsov MA

Today we will talk about the removal of the ovarian cyst, but in order to properly illuminate this issue it is necessary to know what the ovarian cyst is.

Inflammation of the cyst of the breast

author: doctor Mirnaya E.V.

The mammary gland cyst is a pathological formation in the breast tissue, which is a cavity surrounded by a capsule and filled with a liquid. Cysts are plural and individual.

The main reason for the formation of the breast cyst is a hormonal imbalance, namely, an increase in the production of the hormone estrogen.

Effects of the arachnoid cyst of the brain

author: doctor Polevskaya K.G.

Arachnoid cyst is the formation that has arisen between the layers of the arachnoid shells of the brain. It is filled with cerebrospinal fluid. It appears more often in boys and boys. With increasing pressure inside the arachnoid cyst, the cerebral cortex is squeezed and symptoms characteristic of cysts are manifested.


This type of cyst is quite a rare phenomenon - they make up only about 1% of all intracranial neoplasms.

Yellow body cyst with hemorrhage

Амбросова И.А. author: gynecologist Ambrosova IA

The yellow body cyst is a benign neoplasm that is formed from an ovulated follicle. The yellowish contents of the follicular granular cells, which appears on the site of the bursting Graaf's vesicle, or the follicle, is called the yellow body.


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