Ovarian torsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

RIGHT sided abdominal pain - Few hrs.

Patient Data

Age: 30 yrs
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

RIGHT OVARY - 55 ml. Heterogeneous echopattern. Peripherally displaced small follicles seen. Arterial flow signals are noted in part of the ovarian parenchyma.

Twisted vascular pedicle is noted just cranial to ovary.

LEFT OVARY -  10 ml normal follicular pattern.

No extra-ovarian adnexal mass lesion is noted.

Mild free fluid is noted in the pelvis.

Case Discussion

Female with acute abdominal pain shows oedematous ovary and twisted pedicle on ultrasound.

Surgery was done. Twisted pedicle was present. Ovary was viable.

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Case information

rID: 32237
Case created: 20th Nov 2014
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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