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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 31-33

Unusual presentation of twisted ovarian cyst


Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, IKDRC-ITS, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Vineet V Mishra
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, IKDRC-ITS, Room No. 31, Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad - 380 016, Gujarat
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-7800.179174

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Ovarian torsion (also termed as adnexal torsion) refers to partial or complete rotation of the ovary and a portion of fallopian tube along its supplying vascular pedicle. It occurs commonly in reproductive age group; more on the right side (60%) and often presents with acute lower abdominal pain lasting for few hours and up to 24 h, accounting for 2.7% of acute gynecological conditions. It is one of the devastating conditions, hampering blood supply of ovary which may lead to total necrosis of ovarian tissue and complications, if not diagnosed and managed in time. Hence, we present a case on a twisted ovarian cyst in postmenopausal woman with unusual symptomatology leading to delayed diagnosis and loss of an ovary.


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