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Abstract

Ovarian torsion is a rare gynecological emergency that may elude diagnosis leading to delayed operative intervention and ovarian resection. We report a 39 year old female who presented with acute one-sided abdominal pain whose diagnosis was missed by the emergency physician resulting in loss of the ovary. The surgery was performed by the gynecologist laparoscopically.

Keywords

Ovarian Torsion; Laparoscopy

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The authors report no conflict of interest.

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Copyright © M. Sami Walid, Richard L. Heaton, 2011.

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