LEFT ADNEXAL TORSION IN ADOLOSCENT: A CASE REP0RTJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.5, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2022-05-17
Authors : Mounika P. Ratnakumari; Sreelatha;
Page : 21-24
Keywords : Adolescent Adnexectomy Ovaran Torsion;
Adnexal torsion is the fifth most common gynecologic emergency usually associated with benign functional ovarian cysts or benign teratomas.Adnexal torsion usually presents as sudden onset colicky lower abdominal or pelvic pain associated with nausea or vomiting often preceded by jerky movement like weight lifting. If ovarian torsion is suspected, early diagnosis withtimely intervention is necessary to preserve ovarian function and future fertility.This is a case report of 14-year-old girl with history of acute onset lower abdominal pain diagnosed as torsion left ovarian cyst which was managed by emergency laparotomy and left adnexectomy.
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