There is no evidence to suggest that fibromas or cysts affect fertility.
There is at present no protocol for regular screening for ovarian fibromas/cysts. If the patient requested screening it would be advised that healthcare professionals with experience of Gorlin Syndrome did it.
Studies show that about 25% of women have fibromas. They cause no problems unless they are large. There is no evidence that they affect fertility.
Only if it is causing problems, i.e. sometimes when the ovary twists round the pedicle, it can stangulate the blood supply. Usually the fibroma, not the ovary is removed. Sometimes cysts develop on the ovaries during the menstrual cycle. These … Continue reading →
They are solid benign lumps on the ovary which often become calcified. 25% – 30% of Gorlin women are affected by ovarian fibroma and/or calcification. They cause no problems unless they are large.