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GENERAL AND SPECIFIC PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

PRECIPITATING FACTOR
-TAMOXIFEN THERAPY imbalance -TRAUMA

PREDISPOSING FACTORS:
-GENETICS -IRREGULAR MENSTRUAL CYCLE -INFERTILITY

-HYPOTHYROIDISM, hormonal

HORMONAL IMBALANCE

Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin s/sx:Nausea and

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SUPPRESSION OF FSH AND LH THAT HELPS TO MATURE OVARIAN FOLLICLES

ALTERED MATURATION OF OVARIAN FOLLICLES

MENORRHAGIA

Irregular menstruation

Failure of the follicles to ovulate and continue to grow Cyst may grow in size up to 15 cm in diameter

Lower quadrant pain

Increased Abdominal Girth

RUPTURE OF THE CYST

Hemorrhage PRESSURE

Acute pain

Infection

INCREASED PELVIC

s/sx -pallor / anemia -fainting -weakness
Complication peritonitis Urinary defecation fatigue DEATH Painful Frequency Sense of Heaviness in pelvic

sepsis