Difference between revisions of "Ovarian torsion"

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==Background==
 
==Background==
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*Occurs in females of all ages (most common in reproductive age women)
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*Ovarian cysts and neoplasms account for 94% of cases in adults
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**Account for only 50% in children (much more likely to torse normal ovaries)
  
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==Clinical Features==
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*Nausea/vomiting ~ 70%
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*Sudden and sharp pain in the lower abdomen ~ 59%
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*Fever ~ <2%
  
 
==Diagnosis==
 
==Diagnosis==
 
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*Ultrasound
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**Can show adnexal mass, cul-de-sac free fluid, dimished/absent doppler flow
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*CT
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**Can show enlarged adnexa,
  
 
==DDx==
 
==DDx==
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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==Source==
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*UpToDate
  
 
[[Category:OB/GYN]]
 
[[Category:OB/GYN]]

Revision as of 08:01, 24 April 2012

Background

  • Occurs in females of all ages (most common in reproductive age women)
  • Ovarian cysts and neoplasms account for 94% of cases in adults
    • Account for only 50% in children (much more likely to torse normal ovaries)

Clinical Features

  • Nausea/vomiting ~ 70%
  • Sudden and sharp pain in the lower abdomen ~ 59%
  • Fever ~ <2%

Diagnosis

  • Ultrasound
    • Can show adnexal mass, cul-de-sac free fluid, dimished/absent doppler flow
  • CT
    • Can show enlarged adnexa,

DDx

Treatment

See Also

Source

  • UpToDate