Ovarian torsion

Case contributed by RMH Core Conditions

Presentation

Acute severe right iliac fossa pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Abdomen/Pelvis

Modality: CT

A large right adnexal cystic lesion, anteriorly a solid appearing component  is a torted congested pedicle. This represents ovarian torsion. Left ovary not found.

Modality: Annotated image

Yellow arrow indicates torted ovarian pedicle, note the "whirl" pattern. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates "twisted pedicle" or "twisted whirlpool" sign of ovarian torsion. 

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Case Information

rID: 28265
Case created: 17th Mar 2014
Last edited: 20th Mar 2017
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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