Adnexal Torsion

Michele Bertolotto, Giovanni Serafini, Paolo Tomà, Roberta Zappetti, Vincenzo Migaleddu

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Abstract

Adnexal torsion is a serious cause of acute lower abdominal pain in women. It is a relatively uncommon condition but should be considered in every female patient who has acute pelvic pain. Early diagnosis and prompt surgical intervention are required, and sonologists frequently are asked to exclude this possibility. Color Doppler ultrasonography is the imaging modality of choice to evaluate patients suspected of having adnexal torsion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-119
Number of pages11
JournalUltrasound Clinics
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2008

Keywords

  • Adnexa torsion
  • Color Doppler ultrasound
  • Ovary ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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