Right ovarian torsion

Case contributed by Dr Omar Bazzaz


Lower abdominal pain with irregular menstrual cycle.

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Female

Enlarged posteriorly located right ovary measuring 4 x 5 x 6 cm, displacing the uterus anteriorly, with a peripheral rim of restricted diffusion and no contrast enhancement. Right adnexal cyst measuring 4 x 5 cm.
Whirlpool sign seen at the pedicle.

Left ovary of normal size and outline, showing normal contrast enhancement.

Case Discussion

Surgically proven right ovarian torsion with infarction.

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Case information

rID: 58199
Published: 7th Feb 2018
Last edited: 29th Mar 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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