Ovarian torsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


8 yrs. Dull aching right flank pain - 3 days. No other complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 8

Case Discussion

US positive findings -

  • Enlarged right ovary ( 21 cc ) as compared to left ovary ( 3 cc )
  • Enlarged right pedicle
  • Absent flow in right ovary with normal flow in left ovary
  • Fluid in pelvis with tiny echoes.

Laparoscopy - after few hrs. Findings confirmed.  Clots are present in ovary.

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Case information

rID: 13050
Case created: 21st Feb 2011
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Gynaecology
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