Picture of a normal ovary and a polycystic ovary

In some women, cysts form on the ovaries. A cyst is a sac-shaped structure in the body. Cysts usually are filled with fluid.

Current as ofFebruary 19, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Patrice Burgess, MD, FAAFP - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology