Ovarian torsion

Case contributed by Dr Karwan T. Khoshnaw


Severe lower abdominal pain for 3 days.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

The right ovary is markedly enlarged with T2 hyperintense signal compatible with edematous change from torsion and peripherally arrayed follicles. Small volume of pelvic free fluid. 

Case Discussion

Enlarged and edematous right ovary, features are consistent with ovarian torsion. This was surgically proven. 

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Case information

rID: 56170
Published: 16th Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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