An ovarian endometrioma is a cyst that is attached to the ovaries and that contains tissue similar to the uterine lining (endometrial tissue). Endometriomas (also called endometrial or "chocolate" cysts) typically range in size from 0.4 in. (1 cm) to 4 in. (10.2 cm).
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||July 7, 2011|
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