TUBO-OVARIAN CYST, 13253
13253 TUBO-OVARIAN CYST
The patient was a woman aged 74 who died from massive pulmonary embolus originating in the left femoral vein. She had had a partial gastrectomy for peptic ulcer 11 days previously. An incidental finding as postmortem was a large rounded tubo-ovarian cyst. The inner half of the tube is thin and appears normal for a length of about 4 cms. The fimbriated end of the tube and the ovary are incorporated into a trumpet-shaped thin walled cystic enlargement measuring some 12 x 8 x 9 cms. The uterus is of normal size. The left tube and ovary are atrophic.