Hyperstimulated ovarian torsion

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Severe right abdominal pain following ovarian stimulation for infertility

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Massively enlarged right ovary (~1200 mls) containing multiple cysts (follicles) with very poor blood flow on color Doppler. The less enlarged left ovary contains multiple large follicles and demonstrates blood flow. Appearances are consistent with hyperstimulated ovaries and torsion of the right causing infarction.

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Case information

rID: 25873
Published: 13th Nov 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: ovary
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