All iLive content is medically reviewed or fact checked to ensure as much factual accuracy as possible. We have strict sourcing guidelines and only link to reputable media sites, academic research institutions and, whenever possible, medically peer reviewed studies. Note that the numbers in parentheses , , etc. An ovarian cyst is a benign neoplasm, a cavity containing fluid of different consistency and structure, depending on the cause of the formation and the type of cyst. If the secretory fluid accumulates in the cyst, its size increases and causes clinical symptoms, while small tumors do not provoke discomfort and may remain asymptomatic in the tissues of the ovary for many years. The ovaries are a paired organ that performs many functions, among which the main and extremely important ones are reproductive and hormonal.
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A maxillary sinus cyst is an abnormal tissue growth located in either of the cavities located behind the cheekbones on either side of the nose. These cavities are called sinuses, and they are located in the maxilla, or upper jaw. Cysts are closed, pocket-like formations of tissue and are filled with liquid, air or semi-solid material. Most cysts are completely harmless and require treatment only if they grow large enough that they interfere with the functions of surrounding tissues.
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By Charlotte Dean For Mailonline. Georgia Harrison has revealed she is suffering from a 'ruptured cyst' which has severely infected her organs as she explained why she was rushed to hospital. The reality personality, 26, took to Instagram to update her followers on her condition on Boxing Day, after previously revealing she had been admitted to hospital without saying why on Christmas Eve. Georgia spoke from her hospital bed as she has been forced to spend Christmas in a Dubai medical facility as she recovers from the infection. Taking to her Instagram Story, Georgia explained: 'I had a ruptured cyst without knowing and it has caused multiple organs in my body to become severely infected, my kidneys being the worst.
Unless you're hoping to have a child or just saw a picture of an adorable baby , you probably don't give your ovaries much thought. So it might be a little unsettling to realize that around the time when you're menstruating , there's a good chance that you'll develop an ovarian cyst and never realize it. But before you freak, know this: It's usually harmless.