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Ovarian remnant syndrome

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What are the signs and symptoms of ovarian remnant syndrome?

Common signs and symptoms of ovarian remnant syndrome include a mass and regular pelvic pain. Ovarian remnant syndrome may cause blockages of the urinary tract.[1][2][3] The Mayo Clinic provides additional information on urinary tract blockages (ureteral obstruction) at the following link:
Last updated: 12/12/2012

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  2. Benign Gynecologic Lesions: Ovarian Remnant Syndrome. In: Lentz. Comprehensive Gynecology, 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby; 2012;
  3. Pathophysiology of Urinary Tract Obstruction: Ovarian Remnants. In: Wein. Campbell-Walsh Urology, 10th. ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 2011;