Ovaries are the organs of the female reproductive system. A pair of ovaries are present in women, one on either side of the uterus. The functions of the ovaries are to release hormones and to produce and store eggs. Certain conditions affect the anatomical and functional characteristics of the ovaries."Obstetrics & Gynecology"
Various ovarian cysts include corpus luteum cysts, follicular cysts, cystadenoma, dermoid cysts, and endometrioma.
In contrast to women with primary ovarian insufficiency, women with premature menopause do not have periods and cannot become pregnant.