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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
The first step in treating your daughter is forming an accurate and complete diagnosis.
Because most ovarian cysts don’t cause symptoms and go away on their own, they may go completely unnoticed. If your child has pain or irregular periods, her doctor may recommend several tests which may include:
The Gynecology Program at Boston Children's Hospital has experts in treating the full range of cysts. When your daughter's doctor is forming a diagnosis, it is likely to include the type of cyst your daughter suffers from. These can include: functional cysts (follicular cyst or corpus luteum cyst), polycystic ovaries, endometriomas, cystadenomas and dermoid cysts.
After we complete all necessary tests, our experts meet to review and discuss what they have learned about your child's condition. Then we will meet with you and your family to discuss the results and outline the best treatment options.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”