Ovarian torsion

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Acute and severe right lower abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

The right ovary is edematous enlarged hypoechoic with areas of hyperechoic central stoma, and peripheral displacement of the follicles. No venous or arterial flow seen within the ovary on color Doppler. Note mild free fluid seen around the ovary on the transverse section.

The left ovary appears normal in size and echotexture with small follicles.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound features of an ovarian torsion.

Additional contributor: C Boukaaba MD.

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Case information

rID: 64217
Published: 10th Nov 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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